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As used in this chapter:
(a) “All-purpose vehicle” means any self- propelled vehicle designed primarily for cross-country travel on land and water, or on more than one (1) type of terrain, and steered by wheels or caterpillar treads, or any combination thereof, including vehicles that operate on a cushion of air, vehicles commonly known as all-terrain vehicles, all-season vehicles, mini-bikes, trail bikes, and dirt bikes. “All-purpose vehicle” does not include a utility vehicle as defined in RC 4501.01 or any vehicle principally used in playing golf, any motor vehicle or aircraft required to be registered under RC Chapters 4503 or 4561, and any vehicle excepted from definition as a motor vehicle by division (B) of RC 4501.01.
(b) “Dealer” means any person or firm engaged in the business of manufacturing or selling snowmobiles, off-highway motorcycles, or all-purpose vehicles at wholesale or retail, or who rents, leases, or otherwise furnishes snowmobiles, off-highway motorcycles, or all-purpose vehicles for hire.
(c) “Interstate highway” means any part of the interstate system of highways as defined in subsection (e), 90 Stat. 431 (1976), 23 U.S.C. 103, as amended.
(d) “Limited access highway” and “freeway” have the same meanings as in RC 5511.02.
(e) “Mini-truck” means a vehicle that has four (4) wheels, is propelled by an electric motor with a rated power of seven thousand five hundred (7,500) watts or less or an internal combustion engine with a piston displacement capacity of six hundred sixty (660) cubic centimeters or less, has a total dry weight of nine hundred (900) to two thousand two hundred (2,200) pounds, contains an enclosed cabin and a seat for the vehicle operator, resembles a pickup truck or van with a cargo area or bed located at the rear of the vehicle, and was not originally manufactured to meet federal motor vehicle safety standards.
(f) “Off-highway motorcycle” means every motorcycle, as defined in RC 4511.01, that is designed to be operated primarily on lands other than a street or highway.
(g) “Operator” means any person who operates or is in actual physical control of a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle.
(h) “Owner” means any person or firm, other than a lienholder or dealer, having title to a snowmobile, off-highway motorcycle, or all-purpose vehicle, or other right to the possession thereof.
(i) “Snowmobile” means any self- propelled vehicle designed primarily for use on snow or ice, and steered by skis, runners, or caterpillar treads.
(j) “Street or highway” has the same meaning as in RC 4511.01.
(RC 4519.01; Ord. No. 726-17. Passed 10-16-17, eff. 10-20-17)