California Vehicle Code
Sec. § 385.5


(a)

A low-speed vehicle is a motor vehicle that meets all of the following requirements:

(1)

Has four wheels.

(2)

Can attain a speed, in one mile, of more than 20 miles per hour and not more than 25 miles per hour, on a paved level surface.

(3)

Has a gross vehicle weight rating of less than 3,000 pounds.

(b)

(1)For the purposes of this section, a low-speed vehicle is not a golf cart, except when operated pursuant to Section 21115 or 21115.1.

(2)

A low-speed vehicle is also known as a neighborhood electric vehicle.
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