169.467 MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS; DEFINITIONS.
Subdivision 1. Scope.
As used in sections
, the terms defined in this
section have the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Motor vehicle.
"Motor vehicle" means any vehicle driven or drawn by mechanical
power manufactured primarily for use on the public streets, roads and highways, except any
vehicle operated exclusively on a rail or rails.
Subd. 3. New motor vehicle; new vehicle.
"New motor vehicle" or "new vehicle" means a
motor vehicle as defined herein heretofore unregistered.
Subd. 4. New item of motor vehicle equipment.
"New item of motor vehicle equipment"
or "new equipment" means any option, device, accessory or other equipment in the possession
of a retail merchant including an automobile dealer prior to its initial retail sale designed to be
attached to a motor vehicle as a part thereof or to be used in conjunction therewith.
Subd. 5. Motor vehicle safety standard.
"Motor vehicle safety standard" means a minimum
standard for motor vehicle performance, or motor vehicle equipment performance which is
practicable, which meets the need for motor vehicle safety and which provides objective criteria.
History: 1974 c 21 s 1