11.17.05.01

.01 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meaning indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "Administration" means the Motor Vehicle Administration.

(2) "Bioptic telescopic lens" means a spectacle-mounted telescopic lens which is a corrective lens and which uses magnification as the main means of obtaining minimal visual acuity.

(3) "Carrier lens" means a lens on which a bioptic telescopic lens is mounted.

(4) Corrective Lens.

(a) "Corrective lens" means a lens which improves a refractive condition in the eye.

(b) "Corrective lens" as used in this chapter does not include a bioptic telescopic lens.

(5) "Field expander" means a wide-angle lens that makes objects look smaller and further away.

(6) "Gross vehicle weight (GVW)" means the greatest of the following weights for a single vehicle or combination of vehicles:

(a) The value specified by the manufacturer or manufacturers as the maximum gross weight;

(b) The registered gross weight; or

(c) The actual operating weight.

(7) "Knowledge test" means a written, computer-assisted, or oral test covering the Maryland rules of the road which is administered to an applicant for a Maryland driver's license.

(8) "Skills test" means a two-part driving test given to assess an applicant's ability to drive a motor vehicle under the provisions of this chapter, with the test consisting of a:

(a) Basic skills test conducted on a driving course; and

(b) Road test designed to test the applicant's ability to operate a motor vehicle in traffic conditions.