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67 Pa. Code § 175.155. Chassis.

§ 175.155. Chassis.

 (a)  Condition of chassis. All items on the chassis shall be in safe operating condition as described in §  175.160 (relating to inspection procedure).

 (b)  Vehicle frame. A vehicle frame shall be in solid condition.

 (c)  Seats. A motorcycle shall be equipped with a seat for the operator which is firmly anchored to the frame or support. No metal spring shall protrude from the driver’s seat.

 (d)  Chain guard or drive shaft cover. A covering device to prevent contact with a rider while in a normal riding position shall be provided.

 (e)  Stands. A motorcycle stand shall operate and be strong enough to support the vehicle and stay in the proper position when not holding the bike in standing position.

 (f)  Hand-hold. A hand-hold device shall be provided if the motorcycle is designed to carry more than one person.

 (g)  Footrests. A motorcycle operated or driven upon the highway shall have footrests for each person operating or riding upon the vehicle.

 (h)  Highway bars. If the motorcycle is so equipped, highway bars shall have a maximum width of 26 inches and shall be located less than 15 inches from the foot controls and shall not interfere with the operation of foot controls.


   The provisions of this §  175.155 adopted December 2, 1977, effective February 1, 1978, 7 Pa.B. 3499; amended December 8, 1978, effective December 9, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 3495; amended March 27, 1981, effective March 28, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 1102; amended October 29, 1982, effective February 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3862; corrected November 12, 1982, effective February 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3947; readopted December 2, 1988, effective December 3, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 5362. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (86010).

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