Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-13-2-196

<Text of section effective Jan. 1, 2021.  See, also, version of IC 9-13-2-196 effective until Jan. 1, 2021.>

Sec. 196 . (a) “Vehicle” means, except as otherwise provided in this section, a device in, upon, or by which a person or property is, or may be, transported or drawn upon a highway.  The term does not include the following:

(1) A device moved by human power.

(2) A device that runs only on rails or tracks.

(3) A wheelchair.

(4) An electric foot scooter.

(b) For purposes of IC 9-17, the term includes the following:

(1) Off-road vehicles.

(2) Manufactured homes or mobile homes that are:

(A) personal property not held for resale;  and

(B) not attached to real estate by a permanent foundation.

(3) Watercraft.

(c) For purposes of IC 9-22 (except IC 9-22-6) and IC 9-32, the term refers to a vehicle or watercraft of a type that must be registered under IC 9-18-2 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1, other than an off-road vehicle or a snowmobile under IC 9-18-2.5 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1-14.

(d) For purposes of IC 9-30-5, IC 9-30-6, IC 9-30-8, and IC 9-30-9, the term means a device for transportation by land or air.  The term does not include an electric personal assistive mobility device.


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