§ 1230 Effect of regulations
§ 1231 Traffic laws apply to persons riding bicycles or skating or gliding on in-line skates
§ 1232 Riding on bicycles
§ 1233 Clinging to vehicles
§ 1234 Riding on roadways, shoulders, bicycle or in-line skate lanes and bicycle or in-line skate paths
§ 1235 Carrying articles
§ 1236 Lamps and other equipment on bicycles
§ 1237 Method of giving hand and arm signals by bicyclists
§ 1238 Passengers on bicycles under one year of age prohibited; passengers and operators under fourteen years of age to wear protective headgear; operators of class three bicycles with electric assist to wear protective headgear
§ 1239 Reflective material and devices for in-line skating
§ 1240 Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the second degree
§ 1241 Leaving the scene of an incident involving a wheeled non-motorized means of conveyance without reporting in the first degree
§ 1242 Additional provisions applicable to bicycles with electric assist
§ 1242-A Operation of a bicycle with electric assist while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
§ 1243 Shared bicycle and shared bicycle with electric assist systems; data protection

Terms Used In New York Laws > Vehicle and Traffic > Title 7 > Article 34 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Devices

  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • housing accommodation: as used in this article , shall mean any building or structure which is used or occupied, or is intended to be used or occupied, wholly or partly, as the home or residence of one or more human beings. See N.Y. Private Housing Finance Law 302
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • unencumbered: as used in this article , shall have the same meaning as in paragraph six of subsection (a) of section one thousand four hundred four of the insurance law. See N.Y. Private Housing Finance Law 302