Autocycles and motorcycles.

Authors: Senator Brandt Hershman, Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Earline Rogers

Co-authors: Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Heath VanNatter

Co-Sponsors: Representative Mike Speedy, Representative Michael Karickhoff, Representative Charlie Brown

Digest

Defines autocycle for purposes of the motor vehicle code; provides that an autocycle is a motorcycle. Removes the requirement that the handlebars of a motorcycle or a motor driven cycle rise not higher than the shoulders of the driver when the driver is seated. Provides that the operator of or a passenger on an autocycle who is less than 18 years of age is not required to wear a helmet or protective face equipment. Regulates the operation of autocycles.