Road vehicle

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A road vehicle is a land vehicle that is primarily intended to operate on roads . It is characteristic of all road vehicles that they can maintain or change their direction of travel on the surface they drive on with the help of static friction and do not need any tracks .

Road vehicles can be divided into:

The list of means of transport contains further road vehicles classified according to the type of drive.

Legal definition

The existing legal definitions for road vehicles are aimed solely at the use of vehicles in public road traffic .

The design of the vehicles approved for use on public roads is


Individual evidence

  1. The Brockhaus in one volume. Leipzig 1994, ISBN 3-7653-1676-8 .
  2. ^ The Austrian Motor Vehicle Act (KVG).

Web links

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