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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 1. WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED [100 - 681]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )
  
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A “pickup truck” is a motor truck with a manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating of less than 11,500 pounds, an unladen weight of less than 8,001 pounds, and which is equipped with an open box-type bed not exceeding 9 feet in length. “Pickup truck” does not include a motor vehicle otherwise meeting the above definition, that is equipped with a bed-mounted storage compartment unit commonly called a “utility body.”

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 652, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 1998.)