A Medium-Speed Electric Vehicle is defined in ORS 801.341
, as an electric motor vehicle with four wheels that is equipped with a roll cage or a crushproof body design, can attain a maximum speed of 35 miles per hour on a paved, level surface, is fully enclosed and has at least one door for entry.
In order for a medium-speed electric vehicle to be registered and to operate on Oregon highways, it must meet the Oregon safety standards for medium-speed electric vehicles (OAR 737-010-0020
). The owner must complete and submit a Medium-Speed Electric Vehicle Certification
(Form 735-7213). Note: When using the ORS link above, you will need to scroll down to find the correct reference.
For more information about safety standards, see ODOT's Vehicle Equipment and Safety