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67 Pa. Code § 175.184. Chassis.

§ 175.184. Chassis.

 (a)  Condition of chassis. All items on the chassis shall be in safe operating condition as described in §  175.190 (relating to inspection procedure).

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

 (c)  Seats. A vehicle specified under this subchapter shall be equipped with seat for operator which is firmly anchored to 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 the normal riding position, shall be provided.

 (e)  Stands. A vehicle specified under this subchapter shall have stands which are required to operate and be strong enough to support the vehicle and stay in proper position when not holding the vehicle in standing position.

 (f)  Hand-hold. A hand-hold device shall be provided if motor-driven cycle or motorized pedalcycle is designed to carry more than one person.

 (g)  Footrests. A vehicle specified under this subchapter operated upon highway shall have footrests or pedals for the person operating and footrests for each person riding upon the vehicle.

 (h)  Highway bars. If the vehicle specified under this subchapter is so equipped, the highway bars shall have a maximum width of 26 inches, shall be located not more than 15 inches from the foot controls and may not interfere with the operation of the foot controls.


   The provisions of this §  175.184 adopted 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 pages (86016) and (77574).

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