Title, effective date, application, severability, captions.
(1) This title shall be known and may be cited as the Washington Criminal Code and shall become effective on July 1, 1976.
(2) The provisions of this title shall apply to any offense committed on or after July 1, 1976, which is defined in this title or the general statutes, unless otherwise expressly provided or unless the context otherwise requires, and shall also apply to any defense to prosecution for such an offense.
In this title unless a different meaning plainly is required:
(28) "Vehicle" means a "motor vehicle" as defined in the vehicle and traffic laws, any aircraft, or any vessel equipped for propulsion by mechanical means or by sail;