N.A.C.M.

NEVADA ASSOCIATION OF CONCERNED MOTORCYCLISTS

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BDR 43-951/ AB 88

SUMMARY--Limits requirement for protective headgear for drivers and passengers of motorcycles!

FISCAL NOTE; Effect on Local Government: No Effect on the State: No

AN ACT relating to motorcycles; limiting thc requirement for protective headgear for drivers and passengers; and providing other matters properly relating thereto

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS;

Section 1, NRS 486.231 is hereby amended. to read as follows:

486.23I 1. The department shall adopt standards for protective headgear and protective glasses, goggles or face shields to be worn by the drivers and passengers of motorcycles and transparent windscreens for motorcycles.

2. Except as otherwise provided in this section, when any motorcycle except a trimobile or moped, is being driven on a highway, the driver and passenger shall wear protective headgear securely fastened on the head and protective glasses, goggles or face shields meeting those standards Drivers and passengers of trimobile shall wear protective glasses, goggles or face shields which meet those standards.

3. When a motorcycle or a trimobile is equipped with a transparent windscreen meeting those standards, the driver and passenger are required to wear glasses, goggles or face shield

4. When a motorcycle is being driven in a parade authorized by a local authority, the driver and passenger are nor required to wear thc protective devices provided for in this section.

5. When a three-wheel motorcycle,' on which the driver and passengers ridc within a enclosed cab. Is being driven on a highway, the driver and passengers are not required to wear the protective devices required by this section.

6. A driver of a motorcycle is nor required to wear protective headgear if he:

(a) Is 21 years of age or older; and
(b) Is licensed to drive a motorcycle.

7. The passenger on a motorcycle is not required to wear protective headgear if

(a) The passenger is 21 years of age or older; and
(b) The driver of the motorcycle is not required do wear protective headgear

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