EXECUTIVE ORDER 13514
(c) "alternative fuel vehicle" means vehicles defined by section 301 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended (42 U.S.C. 13211), and otherwise includes electric fueled vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, dedicated alternative fuel vehicles, dual fueled alternative fuel vehicles, qualified fuel cell motor vehicles, advanced lean burn technology motor vehicles, self-propelled vehicles such as bicycles and any other alternative fuel vehicles that are defined by statute;
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Subject: Non-Motorized Vehicles in the USA
Discussion Thread Response Via Email (US DOT Reference Service) 10/07/2015 11:16 AM
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Non-Motorized Vehicles (NMV's) will be on the road in the Northeast Region and eventually across the USA. These vehicles weigh several tons, which is causing confusion in the public. A 16,000 pound NMV was driven in New Jersey for demonstrations under the UNFCCC protocol.
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The NMV does not have any motor, and we will be addressing this issue with the U. S. Dept. of Transportation. We need additional policies supporting the use of NMV's as a new industry is being launched.