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169.467 MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS; DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Scope.

As used in sections 169.467 to 169.469, 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