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Washington Revised Code Title 46. Motor Vehicles § 46.75.010. Definitions

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The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.

(1) “Department” means the department of licensing.

(2) “Eligible entity” means a corporation, partnership, association, firm, sole proprietorship, or other entity engaged in business.

(3) “Hazardous material” means any material that has been designated as hazardous under 49 U.S.C. Sec. 5103, and is required to be placarded under subpart F of 49 C.F.R. Part 172.

(4) “Personal delivery device” means an electrically powered device to which all of the following apply:

(a) The device is intended primarily to transport property on sidewalks and crosswalks;

(b) The device weighs less than one hundred twenty pounds, excluding any property being carried in the device;

(c) The device will operate at a maximum speed of six miles per hour;  and

(d) The device is equipped with automated driving technology, including software and hardware, enabling the operation of the device, with the support and supervision of a remote personal delivery device operator.

(5)(a) “Personal delivery device operator” means an employee or agent of an eligible entity who has the capability to control or monitor the navigation and operation of a personal delivery device.

(b) “Personal delivery device operator” does not include:

(i) With respect to a delivery or other service rendered by a personal delivery device, the person who requests the delivery or service;  or

(ii) A person who only arranges for and dispatches a personal delivery device for a delivery or other service.

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