Arkansas Code Title 27. Transportation § 27-20-306. Operation requirements--Passengers

(a)(1) If the operator of an autocycle is eighteen (18) years of age or older, the operator shall have a valid driver's license and shall not be required to have the motorcycle endorsement required under § 27-20-106 .

(2)(A) If the operator of an autocycle is under eighteen (18) years of age, the operator shall have a valid instruction permit, learner's license, or intermediate license.

(B) An operator of an autocycle under eighteen (18) years of age shall comply with all requirements concerning the permit or license that he or she holds.

(b) The mandatory seat belt use under § 27-37-701 et seq. shall apply to the operator and all passengers in the autocycle.

(c) Unless an autocycle is equipped with a fully enclosed metal or metal-reinforced cab with safety glass that complies with 49 C.F.R. § 571.205 and 49 C.F.R § 571.205(a) , in effect on January 1, 2019, and mirrors that comply with 49 C.F.R. § 571.111 , in effect on January 1, 2019, the operator of or passenger in an autocycle shall comply with § 27-20-104(b) requiring:

(1) Protective headgear;  and

(2) Protective glasses, goggles, or transparent face shields.

(d)(1) An operator of the autocycle shall have no more passengers than the number of seats provided by the manufacturer of the autocyle.

(2) The requirements of § 27-20-110 shall not apply to autocycles.

(e) A child may be a passenger in an autocycle if the autocycle is equipped with a fully enclosed metal or metal-reinforced cab with safety glass that complies with 49 C.F.R. § 571.205 and 49 C.F.R § 571.205(a) , in effect on January 1, 2019, and mirrors that comply with 49 C.F.R. § 571.111 , in effect on January 1, 2019.

(f)  Section 27-20-118 shall apply to autocycles.


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