2019 Maryland Code
Transportation
Title 21 - Vehicle Laws -- Rules of the Road
Subtitle 12 - Operation of Bicycles and Play Vehicles
§ 21-1203. Riding on bicycles or motor scooters

    (a)    The operator of a bicycle or a motor scooter may ride the bicycle or motor scooter only:

        (1)    On or astride a permanent and regular seat securely attached to it; or

        (2)    For an electric low speed scooter, by standing on a platform designed to carry the operator.

    (b)    A bicycle may not carry any passenger unless it is designed for and equipped with a seat securely attached to it for each passenger.

    (c)    A motor scooter may not carry any passenger unless it is designed for and equipped with a seat securely attached to it and footrests for each passenger.

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