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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
changing Section 11-1403 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/11-1403)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1403)
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
person ride on a motorcycle unless such motorcycle is designed
carry more than one person, in which event a passenger may
ride upon the
permanent and regular seat if designed for 2
persons, or upon another seat
firmly attached to the
motorcycle at the rear or side of the operator.
(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.
(c) No person shall operate any motorcycle with handlebar
grips higher than
the height of the head of the operator when
the operator is seated in
the normal driving position astride
that portion of the seat or saddle
occupied by the operator.
(d) The operator of any motorcycle shall keep at least one