CHAPTER 333

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 4182, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO MOTORCYCLE SAFETY HELMETS, SEATS, FOOTRESTS AND HANDLEBARS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 4182, Title 21, Delaware Code, is repealed and a new section 4182 is enacted in lieu thereof to read as follows:

§ 4182. Riding on Motorcycles

(a) A person operating a motorcycle shall ride only upon the permanent and regular seat attached thereto, and such operator shall not carry any other person nor shall any other person ride on a motorcycle unless such motorcycle is designed to carry more than one person in which event a passenger may ride upon the permanent and regular seat if designed for two persons, or upon another seat firmly attached to the rear or side of the operator and said motorcycle shall be equipped with a passenger footrest.

(b) Every person operating or riding on a motorcycle shall wear a safety helmet and eye protection approved by the Motor Vehicle Commissioner.

(c) Handlebars on a motorcycle must not be more than 15 inches above the level of the operator's regular seat.

Approved June 21, 1968.