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BICYCLE: Every device propelled by human power upon which any person may ride, having two (2) tandem wheels, except scooters and similar devices.
HIGHWAY: The entire width between property lines of every way or place of any nature when any part of it is open to the use of the public as a matter of right for vehicular travel.
MOPED: A motor driven cycle having both pedals to permit propulsion by human power, and a motor which produces not more than two (2) brake horsepower and which is not capable of propelling the cycle at a speed in excess of thirty (30) miles per hour on level ground. If an internal combustion engine is used, the displacement may not exceed sixty (60) cubic centimeters and the moped shall have a power driven system that functions directly or automatically without clutching or shifting by the operator after the drive system is engaged. A moped includes an electric assisted bicycle and a motor assisted scooter.
MOTOR ASSISTED SCOOTER: A self-propelled device with at least two (2) wheels in contact with the ground, a braking system capable of stopping the unit under typical conditions, a gas or electric motor not exceeding forty (40) cubic centimeters, a seat or a deck designed for a person to sit, straddle, or stand while operating the device, and the ability to be propelled by human power alone.
MOTOR DRIVEN CYCLE: Every motorcycle and motor scooter, personal motorized mobility device, moped, electric assisted bicycle, motor assisted scooter, and every motorized bicycle having an engine with less than one hundred fifty (150) cubic centimeters displacement or having a motor which produces not more than five (5) horsepower.
PERSONAL MOTORIZED MOBILITY DEVICE: A self-propelled device with two (2) nontandem wheels in contact with the ground, a system capable of steering and stopping the unit under typical operating conditions, a motor not exceeding one horsepower or seven hundred fifty (750) watts, and a deck designed for a person to stand while operating the device. A "personal motorized mobility device" does not include a wheelchair.
All other definitions pertaining to this section shall be as defined in the Utah Code Annotated 41-6-1.
B. Age Restrictions: Subject to the provisions of this section, a person under sixteen (16) years of age may not operate a personal motorized mobility device or a motor assisted scooter using the motor unless the person is under the direct supervision of the person's parent or guardian.
C. Motor Assisted Scooter: A person may not operate a motor assisted scooter:
1. In a public parking structure;
2. On public property posted as an area prohibiting skateboards;
3. On a highway consisting of a total of four (4) or more lanes designated for regular vehicle traffic;
4. On a highway with a posted speed limit greater than twenty five (25) miles per hour; or
5. That has been structurally altered from the original manufacturer's design.
D. Personal Motorized Mobility Device: A person may not operate a personal motorized mobility device:
1. On a highway consisting of a total of four (4) or more lanes designated for regular vehicular traffic;
2. On a highway with a posted speed limit greater than thirty five (35) miles per hour; or
3. That has been structurally altered from the original manufacturer's design.
E. Nonmotorized Vehicle: Except where posted or prohibited by rule or local ordinance, a motor assisted scooter is considered a nonmotorized vehicle if it is being used with the motor turned off.
F. Exceptions: The city may authorize exceptions to this section for city sponsored activities.
G. Violation: A person who violates this section is guilty of a class C misdemeanor. (Ord. 04-9(A), 8-10-2004)