Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-02-05-.02 - DEFINITIONS

The following terms and phrases when used in this chapter have the meanings respectively ascribed:

(1) "Vehicle". Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn on land, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
(2) "Motor Vehicle". Every vehicle which is self-propelled by internal combustion, electric or any other mechanical motor, but not operated upon rails, or upon water.
(3) "Bicycle". Every device propelled by human power upon which a person or persons may ride on land, having one, two, three or four wheels.
(4) "ATV". All Terrain Vehicle.
(5) "Motorcycle". Every motor vehicle having a seat for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than four wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor.
(6) "Authorized Emergency Vehicle". Any vehicle in official use for emergency purposes by local, state or federal agencies and other emergency vehicles such as ambulances and fire engines.
(7) "Operator". Any person who operates, drives, controls or otherwise has charge of a vehicle.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-02-05-.02
Original rule certified May 24, 1974. Amendment filed August 24, 1987; effective October 8, 1987. Amendment filed June 14, 2010; effective September 12, 2010.

Authority: T.C.A. ยง 11-1-108.

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