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For the purpose of this title, the following words and/or phrases are defined below and shall have the meanings ascribed to them:

“Abandoned vehicle” means any vehicle which has been left on private property or on public property other than highways in such inoperable or neglected condition that the owner’s intention to relinquish all further rights or interests in it may be reasonably concluded.

“Highway” means a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. Highway includes street.

“Owner of the land” means the owner of the land on which the vehicle, or parts thereof, is located, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll.

“Owner of the vehicle” means the last registered owner and legal owner of record.

“Public property” does not include “highway.”

“Vehicle” means a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, except a device moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. (Formerly 34.02)