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Riding on motorcycles
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 34-A
§ 1251. 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 motorcycle at the rear or side of the

(b) A person shall ride upon a motorcycle only while sitting astride
the seat, facing forward, with one leg on each side of the motorcycle,
unless said person is seated in a sidecar affixed to said motorcycle.

(c) No person shall operate a motorcycle while carrying any package,
bundle or other article which prevents him from keeping both hands on
the handlebars.

(d) No operator shall carry any person, nor shall any person ride, in
a position that will interfere with the operation or control of the
motorcycle or the view of the operator.