California Vehicle Code
Sec. § 415


(a)

A motor vehicle is a vehicle that is self-propelled.

(b)

Motor vehicle does not include a self-propelled wheelchair, motorized tricycle, or motorized quadricycle, if operated by a person who, by reason of physical disability, is otherwise unable to move about as a pedestrian.

(c)

For purposes of Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 3000) of Division 2, motor vehicle includes a recreational vehicle as that term is defined in subdivision (a) of Section 18010 of the Health and Safety Code, but does not include a truck camper.
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