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Idaho Statutes are updated to the website July 1 following the legislative session.


39-4703.  DEFINITIONS. As used in this chapter:
(1)  "Accident" means any event that results in an unintended injury or property damage attributable directly or indirectly to the motion of a motor vehicle or its load, a snowmobile, or special mobile equipment.
(2)  "Department" means the department of health and welfare.
(3)  "Driver" means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle.
(4)  "Emergency medical responder" means:
(a)  Emergency medical services licensed personnel as defined in section 56-1012(19), Idaho Code; or
(b)  A physician, nurse, or other health care provider on the scene of a motor vehicle accident or emergency situation as provided in section 39-4708, Idaho Code, or who is accompanying or attending a patient removed from such an accident or emergency situation in an ambulance.
(5)  "Motor vehicle" or "vehicle" means every vehicle that is self-propelled and, for the purpose of titling and registration meets federal motor vehicle safety standards as defined in section 49-107, Idaho Code. Motor vehicle does not include vehicles moved solely by human power, electric personal assistive mobility devices, personal delivery devices, electric-assisted bicycles, and motorized wheelchairs or other such vehicles that are specifically exempt from titling or registration requirements under title 49, Idaho Code.
(6)  "Other responder" means a firefighter, peace officer, or other law enforcement personnel on the scene.
(7)  "Peace officer" means any employee of a police or law enforcement agency that is a part of or administered by the state or any political subdivision thereof and whose duties include and primarily consist of the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of penal, traffic, or highway laws of this state or any political subdivision of this state.
(8)  "Yellow dot motor vehicle medical information program" or "yellow dot program" means the program established pursuant to this chapter.

[39-4703, added 2020, ch. 283, sec. 1, p. 824.]

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