§ 70.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this title, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.  The following vehicles:
      (1)   Fire Department vehicles;
      (2)   Police Department vehicles;
      (3)   Ambulances;
      (4)   Emergency vehicles operated by or for hospitals or health and hospital corporations under I.C. 16-22-8;
      (5)   Vehicles designated as emergency vehicles by the State Department of Transportation under I.C. 9-21-20-1;
      (6)   Motor vehicles that, subject to I.C. 9-21-20-2, are approved by the State Emergency Medical Services Commission, that are:
         (a)   Ambulances that are owned by persons, firms, limited liability companies or corporations other than hospitals; or
         (b)   Not ambulances and that provide emergency medical services, including extrication and rescue services (as defined in I.C. 16-18-2-110).
      (7)   Vehicles of the Department of Correction that, subject to I.C. 9-21-20-3, are:
         (a)   Designated by the Department of Correction as emergency vehicles; and
         (b)   Responding to an emergency.
(I.C. 9-13-2-6)
   DRIVER.  A person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle.
(I.C. 9-13-2-47)
   ELECTRIC PERSONAL ASSISTIVE MOBILITY DEVICE.  A self-balancing, two nontandem- wheeled device that is designed to transport only one person and that has the following:
      (1)   An electric propulsion system with average power of 750 watts or one horsepower; and
      (2)   A maximum speed of less than 20 mph when operated on a paved level surface, when powered solely by the propulsion system referred to in division (1) above, and when operated by an operator weighing 170 pounds.
(I.C. 9-13-2-49.3)
   HIGHWAY or STREET.  The entire width between the boundary lines of every publicly maintained way when any part of the way is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.  The term includes an alley.
(I.C. 9-13-2-73)
   INTERSECTION.
      (1)   The area embraced within:
         (a)   The prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two highways that join at or approximately at right angles; or
         (b)   The area within which vehicles traveling upon different highways joining at any other angle may come in conflict.
      (2)   Where a highway includes two roadways at least 30 feet apart, every crossing of each roadway of the divided highway by an intersecting highway is regarded as a separate INTERSECTION. If the intersecting highway also includes two roadways at least 30 feet apart, every crossing of two roadways of the intersecting highway is regarded as a separate INTERSECTION.
(I.C. 9-13-2-84)
   MOTOR VEHICLE.
      (1)   Except as otherwise provided in this definition, a vehicle that is self-propelled. The term does not include a farm tractor, an implement of agriculture designed to be operated primarily in a farm field or on farm premises, or an electric personal assistive mobility device as those terms are defined in I.C. 9-13-2-56, 9-13-2-77, and this section.
      (2)   MOTOR VEHICLE also means:
         (a)   A vehicle that is self-propelled; or
         (b)   A vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails.
(I.C. 9-13-2-105(a) and (b))
   MOTORCYCLE.
      (1)   A motor vehicle with motive power that:
         (a)   Has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider;
         (b)   Is designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground; and
         (c)   Satisfies the operational and equipment specifications described in 49 C.F.R. part 571 and I.C. 9-19.
      (2)   The term includes an autocycle, but does not include a farm tractor or a motor driven cycle.
(I.C. 9-13-2-108)
   OPERATOR.  An individual who operates a vehicle, motorboat, off-road vehicle, or snowmobile.
(I.C. 9-13-2-118)
   OWNER.  A person, other than a lienholder, that:
      (1)   Holds the property in or title to, as applicable, a vehicle, manufactured home, mobile home, off-road vehicle, snowmobile, or watercraft; or
      (2)   Is entitled to the use or possession of, as applicable, a vehicle, manufactured home, off-road vehicle, snowmobile, or watercraft, through a lease or other agreement intended to operate as a security.
(I.C. 9-13-2-121)
   RIGHT-OF-WAY.  The privilege of the immediate use of a highway.
(I.C. 9-13-2-155)
   ROADWAY.
      (1)   Except as provided in division (2) below, that part of a highway improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.
      (2)   As used in I.C. 9-21-12-13, the part of a highway that is improved, designed or ordinarily used for vehicular travel. The term does not include the sidewalk, berm or shoulder, even if the sidewalk, berm or shoulder is used by persons riding bicycles or other human powered vehicles.
(I.C. 9-13-2-157)
   STREET.  See HIGHWAY.
   THROUGH HIGHWAY.  A highway or portion of a highway at the entrance to which vehicular traffic from intersecting highways is required by law to yield right-of-way to vehicles on the through highway, in obedience to either a stop sign or a yield sign.
(I.C. 9-13-2-178)
   VEHICLE.  A device in, upon, or by which a person or property is, or may be, transported or drawn upon a highway. The term does not include the following: a device moved by human power; a device that runs only on rails or tracks; and/or a wheelchair.
(I.C. 9-13-2-196(a))