Genesis Golf States Approved for NEV Street Use  
States Approved for NEV Street Use  

NEV Approved States

Partial States where Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (N.E.V.) are approved for street use
Please check with your state for updates

• Arizona
• Arkansas
• California
• Colorado
• Florida
• Georgia
• Hawaii
• Indiana

• Massachusetts
• Minnesota
• Mississippi
• Missouri
• Montana
• New Jersey
• Nevada
• North Carolina
• North Dakota

• Ohio
• Oklahoma
• South Carolina
• South Dakota
• Tennessee
• Texas

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  • Several States have passed bills to allow for tax credit if you purchase one of these types of vehicles. The facts vary from state to state check with your local government and or accountant for exact details. IRS Information
  • There is also a federal tax credit available that amounts to 10% of the purchase price of a new vehicle.
    Search the United States Code / Search Word(s): Credit for qualified electric vehicles | PLUG-IN ELECTRIC DRIVE MOTOR VEHICLES
  • There is a "window of opportunity" to take advantage of the credit. The purchase of the vehicle provides two great benefits: clean air and tax credits that actually pay for a good portion of the car.
  • The vehicle must be certified as a qualifying vehicle with zero emissions.

Proposed DOT NHTSA Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 100 for "low-speed vehicles"

Ruling FMVSS: 63 FR 33913, June 17, 1998

Note: golf carts used in golf courses have top speed of 15-mph.
Low-speed vehicles can not exceed 25 mph

  • Headlamps
  • Front-and-rear turn signal lamps
  • Taillamps
  • One red reflex reflector on each side as far as to the rear
  • Exterior mounted mirror on driver's side
  • Exterior mounted mirror on passenger's side or an interior mirror
  • Parking brake
  • Windshield marked "AS1"
  • Seat belts
  • Label permanently affixed, visible to the operator when seated, which reads" WARNING" This vehicle must not be operated on the public roads at a speed more than 25-mph.