The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this article except where another definition is specifically provided in any title, article or section for application in such title, article or section:
Section 100-A. Access highway.
Any highway providing access between a qualifying highway, as defined in section one hundred thirty-four-a of this article, and terminals, facilities for food, fuel, repairs, and rest and, in addition, for points of loading and unloading for household goods carriers as such highways are designated by the commissioner of transportation pursuant to section sixteen hundred twenty-seven of this chapter.
Section 100-B. Ambulance.
Every motor vehicle designed, appropriately equipped and used for the purpose of carrying sick or injured persons by a person or entity registered or certified as an ambulance service by the department of health.
Section 100-C. Articulated bus.
A two unit bus with a flexible coupling connection between the units.
Section 100-D. Agricultural equipment.
Every agricultural tractor, self-propelled implement of husbandry, and towed, mounted or semi-mounted implement of husbandry. "Implement of husbandry" shall mean a vehicle designed or adapted exclusively for agricultural, horticultural or livestock raising operations or for lifting or carrying an implement of husbandry.
Section 101. Authorized emergency vehicle.
Every ambulance, police vehicle or bicycle, correction vehicle, fire vehicle, civil defense emergency vehicle, emergency ambulance service vehicle, blood delivery vehicle, county emergency medical services vehicle, environmental emergency response vehicle, sanitation patrol vehicle, hazardous materials emergency vehicle and ordnance disposal vehicle of the armed forces of the United States.
Section 101-A. Automobile transporter.
Any vehicle combination designed and used specifically for the transport of assembled (capable of being driven) motor vehicles.
Section 101-B. Boat transporter.
Any vehicle combination designed and used specifically for the transport of boats.
Section 101-C. B-train assembly.
A rigid frame extension attached to the rear frame of the first semitrailer, in a tractor-semitrailer-semitrailer combination of vehicles, which allows for a fifth wheel connection point for the second semitrailer.
Section 102. Bicycle.
Every two or three wheeled device upon which a person or persons may ride, propelled by human power through a belt, a chain or gears, with such wheels in a tandem or tricycle, except that it shall not include such a device having solid tires and intended for use only on a sidewalk by pre-teenage children.
Section 102-A. Bicycle lane.
A portion of the roadway which has been designated by striping, signing and pavement markings for the preferential or exclusive use of bicycles.
Section 102-B. Bicycle path.
A path physically separated from motorized vehicle traffic by an open space or barrier and either within the highway right-of-way or within an independent right-of-way and which is intended for the use of bicycles.
Section 103. Bureau.
The department of motor vehicles of this state acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents.