Low-speed Vehicles

This Standard specifies basic safety equipment including lights, reflectors, mirrors, windshields, windshield wipers, parking brakes and seat belts on motor vehicles whose maximum speed is between 20 and 25 mph. The purpose of this Standard is to ensure low-speed vehicles operated on the public streets, roads and highways are equipped with the minimum motor vehicle equipment appropriate for motor vehicle safety. Application: low-speed vehicles means a motor vehicle, (1) That is four-wheeled; (2) Whose speed attainable in 1.6 km (1 mile) is more than 32 km per hour (20 mph) and not more than 40 km per hour (25 mph) on a paved level surface; and (3) Whose GVWR is less than 1,361 kg (3,000 lbs.).


Trucks & MPVs 10,000 GVWR or Less No
Trucks More than 10,000 GVWR No
Buses 10,000 GVWR or Less No
Buses More than 10,000 GVWR No
Trailers No


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