1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Vehicle & Traffic
  4. Title 1: Words and Phrases Defined
  5. Article 1: Article 1. Words and Phrases Defined.

Section 130-A Wheelchair

Vehicle & Traffic (VAT)

A wheelchair is any manual or electrically driven mobility assistance device, scooter, tricycle or similar device used by a person with a disability as a substitute for walking.

  An electrically driven mobility assistance device means any wheeled, electrically powered device designed to enable a person with a disability to move from place to place.