Drivers of motorcycles or motor scooters are required to use eye protection when operating the vehicle.
Any operator under 21 years of age, and any passenger of any age, must wear a helmet.
All new operators, regardless of age, must wear a helmet for 1 year from the date of issuance of the first license.
Every motorcycle or motor scooter must have a rearview mirror.
Handlebars are not permitted more than 15 inches in height above the seat.
No person shall drive a motorcycle at night at a speed greater than 35 mph unless the motorcycle is equipped with a headlamp that is able to reveal a person or vehicle at a distance of 300 feet ahead.
The operator of a motorcycle shall ride only upon the permanent and regular seat attached.
A motorcycle shall not carry more persons than it was designed to carry. A passenger must ride on the permanent and regular seat if designed for 2 persons, or on another seat firmly attached to the rear or side of the operator.
Any passenger on a motorcycle or motor scooter must be in a sidecar or have a separate rear seat, a separate footrest, an appropriate handlebar or grip for his or her use, and a helmet. A passenger under 12 years of age must have a properly secured backrest or equivalent unless seated in a sidecar.
Every motorcycle must have at least 1 brake that may be operated by hand or foot that is adequate to slow and stop the motorcycle.
Every motorcycle must have at least 1 and not more than 2 headlamps and at least 1 red reflector on the rear either as part of the tail lamps or separately.
All motorcycles must have stop lamps.
Motorcycles may have single or multiple beam headlamps, provided that they be of sufficient intensity to reveal a person or vehicle at a distance of not less than 100 feet when the motorcycle is operated at any speed less than 25 mph and at a distance of not less than 200 feet when the motorcycle is operated at a speed of 25 mph or more.