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MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949
Chapter I
WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED

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Section 257.1SectionMichigan vehicle code; words and phrases defined.
Section 257.1aSection“Accessory” defined.
Section 257.1bSection“Ambulance” defined.
Section 257.1cSection“Articulated bus” defined.
Section 257.1dSection“Alcoholic liquor” defined.
Section 257.2Section“Authorized emergency vehicle” defined; additional definitions.
Section 257.2aSection“Automotive recycler” defined.
Section 257.2bSectionAdditional definitions.
Section 257.3Section“Axle” defined.
Section 257.3aSection"Basic driver improvement course" defined.
Section 257.4Section“Bicycle” defined.
Section 257.4aSection“Birthday” defined.
Section 257.4bSection“Bus” defined.
Section 257.4cSection“Buy back vehicle” defined.
Section 257.5Section"Business district" and "commercial business" defined.
Section 257.5aSection“Cancellation” defined.
Section 257.6Section“Chauffeur” defined.
Section 257.6aSection“Civil infraction” defined.
Section 257.6bSection“Civil infraction determination” defined.
Section 257.6cSection“Civic event” defined.
Section 257.6dSection“Collector plate” defined.
Section 257.7Section“Commercial vehicle” defined.
Section 257.7aSection“Commercial motor vehicle” defined.
Section 257.8Section“Commissioner” defined.
Section 257.8aSection"Conviction" defined.
Section 257.8bSection“Controlled substance” defined.
Section 257.9Section“County jail” defined.
Section 257.10Section“Cross-walk” defined.
Section 257.11Section“Dealer” defined.
Section 257.11aSection“Demonstrator” defined.
Section 257.11bSection“Dealer license” defined.
Section 257.12Section“Department” defined.
Section 257.12aSection“Distressed vehicle” defined.
Section 257.12bSection“Distressed vehicle transporter” defined.
Section 257.13Section“Driver” defined.
Section 257.13aSection“Elected gross weight” defined.
Section 257.13bSection“Empty weight” defined.
Section 257.13cSection“Electric personal assistive mobility device” defined.
Section 257.13dSection"Electric carriage" defined.
Section 257.14Section"Established place of business" defined.
Section 257.14aSection“Executive” or “manufacturer's vehicle” defined.
Section 257.15Section“Explosives” defined.
Section 257.16Section“Farm tractor” defined.
Section 257.17Section“Flammable liquid” defined.
Section 257.17aSection“Foreign salvage vehicle dealer” defined.
Section 257.17bSection“Fund-raising registration plate” and “state-sponsored goal” defined.
Section 257.17cSection“Flood vehicle” defined.
Section 257.18SectionDefinitions, F.
Section 257.18aSection“Freeway” defined.
Section 257.18bSection“Gross combination weight rating” or “GCWR” and “gross vehicle weight rating” or “GVWR” defined.
Section 257.19Section“Gross weight” defined.
Section 257.19aSection“Disabled person” and “person with disabilities” defined.
Section 257.19bSection“Hazardous material” defined.
Section 257.20Section“Highway or street” defined.
Section 257.20aSection“Historic vehicle” defined.
Section 257.20dSection"Ignition interlock device" defined.
Section 257.21Section“Implement of husbandry” defined.
Section 257.22Section“Intersection” defined.
Section 257.23Section“Judgment” defined.
Section 257.23aSection“Juvenile adjudication” defined.
Section 257.23bSection“Juvenile disposition” defined.
Section 257.24Section“Laned roadway” defined.
Section 257.24aSection“Leased vehicle” defined.
Section 257.24bSection“Late model vehicle” defined.
Section 257.24cSection“Law of another state” defined.
Section 257.25Section“License” defined.
Section 257.25aSection“Autocycle” defined.
Section 257.25bSection“Low-speed vehicle” defined.
Section 257.26Section“Limited access highway” defined.
Section 257.27Section“Local authorities” defined.
Section 257.27aSection“Major component part” defined.
Section 257.28Section“Manufacturer” defined.
Section 257.29Section“Maximum axle load” defined.
Section 257.30Section“Metal tire” defined.
Section 257.30aSectionRepealed. 1978, Act 568, Eff. Jan. 6, 1979.
Section 257.30bSection“Michigan university” defined.
Section 257.30cSection"Modified agriculture vehicle" defined.
Section 257.31Section“Motorcycle” defined.
Section 257.32SectionRepealed. 1976, Act 439, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1977.
Section 257.32aSection“Motor home” defined.
Section 257.32bSection“Moped” defined.
Section 257.33Section“Motor vehicle” defined.
Section 257.33aSection“New motor vehicle” defined.
Section 257.33bSection“Nonprofit recycling center” defined.
Section 257.34Section“Nonresident” defined.
Section 257.35Section“Nonresident operating privilege” defined.
Section 257.35aSection“Operate” or “operating” defined.
Section 257.35bSection“Older model vehicle” defined.
Section 257.35cSection“Off lease vehicle” defined.
Section 257.36Section“Operate” or “operating” defined.
Section 257.36aSection“Owner-operator” defined.
Section 257.36bSection"Out-of-service" defined.
Section 257.37Section“Owner” defined.
Section 257.38Section“Parking” defined.
Section 257.38aSection"Park model trailer" defined.
Section 257.39Section“Pedestrian” defined.
Section 257.39aSection“Permanent disability” defined.
Section 257.40Section“Person” defined.
Section 257.40aSection“Pickup camper” defined.
Section 257.40bSection“Personal information” and “highly restricted personal information” defined.
Section 257.41Section“Pole-trailer” defined.
Section 257.41aSection“Police book” defined.
Section 257.42Section"Police officer" defined.
Section 257.43Section“Police station” defined.
Section 257.44Section“Private driveway” and “private road” defined.
Section 257.44aSection“Probate court disposition” defined.
Section 257.45Section“Proof of financial responsibility” defined.
Section 257.45aSection“Prosecuting attorney” defined.
Section 257.46Section“Railroad” defined.
Section 257.47Section“Railroad sign or signal” defined.
Section 257.48Section“Railroad track” defined.
Section 257.49Section“Railroad train” defined.
Section 257.49aSection"Recreational vehicle" defined.
Section 257.50Section“Registration” defined.
Section 257.50aSection“Residence address” defined.
Section 257.51SectionRepealed. 2006, Act 85, Eff. Nov. 9, 2006.
Section 257.51aSection“Resident” defined.
Section 257.52Section“Revocation” defined.
Section 257.53Section“Right-of-way” defined.
Section 257.54Section“Road tractor” defined.
Section 257.55Section“Roadway” defined.
Section 257.56Section“Safety zone” defined.
Section 257.56aSection“Salvage vehicle” defined.
Section 257.56bSection“Salvageable part” defined.
Section 257.56cSection“Salvage vehicle agent” defined.
Section 257.57Section“School bus” defined.
Section 257.57aSection“School crossing” defined.
Section 257.57bSection“School crossing guard” defined.
Section 257.57cSectionRepealed. 2002, Act 534, Eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Section 257.57dSection“Scrap certificate of title” defined.
Section 257.57eSection“Scrap vehicle” defined.
Section 257.58Section“Secretary of state” defined.
Section 257.58bSection“Security interest,”“security agreement,”“secured party,”“debtor,”“financing statement,” and “termination statement” defined.
Section 257.58cSection“Serious impairment of a body function” defined.
Section 257.59Section“Semi-trailer” defined.
Section 257.59aSection“Shoulder” and “ditch slope” defined.
Section 257.60Section“Sidewalk” defined.
Section 257.61Section“Spacings between axles” defined.
Section 257.62Section“Special mobile equipment” defined.
Section 257.63Section“Street car” defined.
Section 257.64Section“Street or highway” defined.
Section 257.65Section"State" defined.
Section 257.66Section“Suspension” defined.
Section 257.67Section“Tandem axle” defined.
Section 257.67aSection“Tandem axle assembly” and “tank vehicle” defined.
Section 257.67bSection“Temporary disability” defined.
Section 257.68Section“Through highway” defined.
Section 257.69Section“Traffic” defined.
Section 257.70Section“Traffic control devices” defined.
Section 257.71Section“Traffic control order” defined.
Section 257.72Section“Traffic control signal” defined.
Section 257.73Section“Trailer” defined.
Section 257.74Section“Trailer coach” defined.
Section 257.74aSection"Travel trailer," "camping trailer," and "fifth wheel trailer" defined.
Section 257.75Section“Truck” defined.
Section 257.76Section“Transporter” defined.
Section 257.77Section“Truck tractor” defined.
Section 257.78Section“Used or second-hand vehicle” defined.
Section 257.78aSection“Used vehicle parts dealer” or “used or secondhand vehicle parts dealer” defined.
Section 257.79Section“Vehicle” defined.
Section 257.79aSection“Vehicle salvage pool” defined.
Section 257.79bSection“Vehicle scrap metal processor” defined.
Section 257.79cSection“Wrecker” defined.
Section 257.79dSection“Work zone” defined.
Section 257.79eSection"Wholesaler" defined.
Section 257.79fSection"Boat lift" defined.
Section 257.80SectionTenses; definition.
Section 257.81SectionNumber and gender; definitions.
Section 257.82Section“Shall” and “may” defined.