Montana Title 61. Motor Vehicles § 61-8-461. Definitions

As used in 61-8-460 , the following definitions apply:

(1) “Alcoholic beverage” means a compound produced for human consumption as a drink that contains 0.5% or more of alcohol by volume.

(2) “Bus” means a motor vehicle with a manufacturer's rated seating capacity of 11 or more passengers, including the driver.

(3) “Camper” has the meaning provided in 61-1-101 .

(4) “Highway” has the meaning provided in 61-1-101 , including the shoulders of the highway.

(5) “Motor home” has the meaning provided in 61-1-101 .

(6) “Motor vehicle” has the meaning provided in 61-1-101 .

(7) “Open alcoholic beverage container” means a bottle, can, jar, or other receptacle that contains any amount of an alcoholic beverage and that is open or has a broken seal or the contents of which are partially removed.

(8) “Passenger area” means the area designed to seat the driver and passengers while a motor vehicle is in operation and any area that is readily accessible to the driver or a passenger while the driver or a passenger is seated in the vehicle, including an unlocked glove compartment.


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