Report Title:

Moped

 

Description:

Exempts certain three wheeled mopeds from passenger and seating restrictions on the operation of mopeds.

 


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

931

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2007

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT


 

 

relating to mopeds.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 291C-195, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"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) do not apply to three wheeled mopeds designed to carry a driver and passenger seated side by side."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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