22.1131 Motorcycle protective devices-Penalty.

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(a) It is unlawful for a person to operate a motorcycle or motor scooter on any public roadway in the Territory unless he and any passenger he carries on the vehicle wears:

(1) a safety helmet on the head. securely fastened with a chin strap;

(2) safety glasses, goggles, or a face shield in the case of a motorcycle or motor scooter that is not equipped with windscreens or windshields; and

(3) other protective devices required by rules adopted by the commissioner of public safety under 4.1001 et seq.

(b) The penalty, upon conviction, for a violation of this section is a fine of not more than $25, or imprisonment for not more than 1 month, or both.

History: 1975, PL 14-7.