Georgia Creates New Vehicle Class

The Peach State is putt-putt-putting ahead in the race to promote zero-emission vehicles. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation on 5 May 2011 that creates a new class of motor vehicle called “personal transportation vehicles” or PTVs—defined as vehicles built on a "golf car-like" chassis. Although more than 20 states are currently considering similar legislation, Georgia is the first in the nation to create this new class of vehicle that allows golf cars to be driven on local streets.

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