291C-195 Driving of mopeds. (a) No person less than fifteen years of age shall drive a moped on a highway, street, roadway, or any other public property in the State. No person less than eighteen years of age shall drive a moped unless the person wears a safety helmet securely fastened with a chin strap. The safety helmet shall meet the specifications and requirements established by rules adopted by the director.

(b) No person shall drive a moped except while sitting astride the seat, facing forward, with one leg on each side of the moped.

(c) No person shall drive a moped which is carrying any other person nor shall any person other than the driver ride upon a moped.

(d) Subsections (b) and (c) shall not apply to three-wheeled mopeds designed to carry a driver and passenger seated side by side.

(e) Three-wheeled mopeds shall be insured for liability and property damage, excluding personal injury protection. [L 1978, c 175, pt of 15; am L 2006, c 63, 1; am L 2008, c 197, 1]



Previous Vol05_Ch0261-0319 Next