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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ATV (ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE). A motorized flotation-tire vehicle of not less than three low- pressure tires, but not more than six tires, that is limited in engine displacement of less than 800 cubic centimeters, and total dry weight less than 600 pounds.
BOULEVARD. The area of the public roadway lying between the sidewalk and that portion of the right-of-way of any roadway used for motor vehicle traffic.
MOTORCYCLE. Every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels on contact with the ground, including motor scooters, bicycles with motor attached and minibikes, but expressly excluding a tractor, or any vehicle of a type propelled solely by human power.
MOTORCYCLE/ATV TRAILS. The property designated and posted for use by motorcycle/ATVs which approximately surrounds the platted portion of the city. Specific boundaries and a map of the trails are available for inspection at the City Clerk-Treasurer’s office.
OPERATE. To ride in or on and control the operation of a motorcycle and/or ATV.
OPERATOR. Every person who operates or is in actual physical control of a motorcycle and/or ATV.
OWNER. A person, other than a person with a security interest, having a property interest in or title to a motorcycle and/or ATV, and entitled to the use and possession of the vehicle.
PUBLIC ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY. The entire right-of-way of a public road, including the traveled portions, banks, ditches, shoulders and medians of a roadway, that is not privately owned.
REGISTER. The act of assigning a registration number to an ATV and/or license to a motorcycle.
(Ord. 135, passed 5-14-1996)