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“PUBLIC WAY.” That portion of real estate in the city set aside for the construction of roadways and their shoulders, berms, curbs, and other improvements that makes up the public right of way.
“ROADWAY.” That portion of a highway, street, alley or road improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. (Ord. 6-1995, passed 3-20-95)
“VEHICLE.” Includes all agencies for the transportation of persons or property over or upon the public highways of the Commonwealth and all vehicles passing over or upon the highways. “MOTOR VEHICLE.” Includes all vehicles, as defined above except, road rollers; road graders; farm tractors; vehicles on which power shovels are mounted; construction equipment customarily used only on the site of construction and which is not practical for the transportation of persons or property upon the highways; vehicles that travel exclusively upon rails; vehicles propelled by electric power obtained from overhead wires while being operated within any municipality or where the vehicles do not travel more than five (5) miles beyond the city limits of any municipality; vehicles propelled by muscular power; and electric low-speed scooters.