Chapter 18, Section B:
Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices (Segways)

Revised August 25, 2008


Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices (66-3-1102)

An electric personal assistive mobility device (Segway) shall be equipped with

  • front, rear and side reflectors;
  • a braking system that enables the operator to bring the device to a controlled stop; and
  • if operated at any time from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise, a lamp that emits a white light that sufficiently illuminates the area in front of the device.

An operator of a Segway traveling on a sidewalk, roadway or bicycle path has the rights and duties of a pedestrian; shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with pedestrians; and shall yield the right of way to pedestrians.

No other provisions of the Motor Vehicle Code shall apply to electric personal assistive mobility devices. This section does not apply to personal assistive mobility devices used by persons with disabilities.

The Motor Vehicle Division is neither required nor authorized to title or register electric personal assistive mobility devices.