Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 301.03 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) "Attended" means the driver is in the immediate area of the service door or, in the case of an HSV equipped with a power lift, the driver is assisting a person with a disability to board or exit the HSV operating the power lift controls.
(2) "Department" means Wisconsin department of transportation.
(3) "GVWR" means gross vehicle weight rating.
(4) "HSV" means a human services vehicle as identified in s. 340.01(23g), Stats., and regulated under s. 110.05, Stats.
(5) "Owner" means the owner of the vehicle and includes the lessee or operator of the vehicle, if the owner of the vehicle leases or authorizes the use of the vehicle.
(6) "Placed in operation" means the date entered on the original application for title/registration as an HSV as the date the vehicle was first placed in operation as an HSV in Wisconsin, regardless of who owned the vehicle or where it was placed in operation. In the case of a vehicle modified or remanufactured for use as an HSV, "placed in operation" means the date of first physical manipulation or activation of any of the controls of the motor vehicle necessary to put it in motion in Wisconsin after modification or remanufacture, regardless of who owned the vehicle or where it was put in motion.

Note: In the event of transfer of title/registration after the date first placed in operation as an HSV, the very first date of operation as an HSV continues to govern, unless the vehicle is modified or remanufactured.

(7) "Secretary" means secretary of the Wisconsin department of transportation.
(8) "Service door" means the door usually used by the majority of the passengers for entering and leaving the HSV. In a vehicle commonly referred to as a van, this may be either the right front door or the door located near the center of the vehicle on the right side. The van door may be either on a sliding glideway or may open outward.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 301.03
Cr. Register, March, 1982, No. 315, eff. 4-1-82; renum. (1) and (4) to be (4) and (7) and am. (4), Cr. (1), (5) and (6), (8) renum. from Trans 301.30(1) and am., Register, April, 1997, No. 496, eff. 5-1-97; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 7, Stats., Register March 2012 No. 675.

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