Planning and Laying Out Bicycle Routes

Section 230:74

    230:74 Definitions. –
As used in this subdivision:
I. "Bicycle" means every vehicle propelled solely by human power upon which any person may ride, having 2 tandem wheels, except scooters and similar devices.
II. "Bicycle route" means any lane, way, path or trail designated by appropriate signs, that explicitly provides for bicycle travel.
III. "Bicycle lane" means a portion of a roadway which has been designated for the preferential or exclusive use of bicycles. It is distinguished from the portion of the roadway for motor vehicular traffic by a paint stripe or similar device. Improved road edges are considered a bicycle lane where so designated.
IV. "Bicycle path or trail" means a separate trail or path which is for the exclusive use of bicycles where a trail or path forms a part of a highway, which is separated from the roadway for motor vehicular traffic by an open space or barrier.

Source. RSA 250:26. 1979, 486:2. 1981, 87:1, eff. April 20, 1981; 337:1, 2, eff. Aug. 16, 1981.