2021 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 8 - Operation of Vehicles — Rules of the Road
Part 3 - Electric Bicycles
§ 55-8-307. Prohibited Operation of Class 3 Electric Bicycle by Person Under 14 Years of Age — Helmet Requirements
- It is a delinquent act for a person under fourteen (14) years of age to operate a class 3 electric bicycle upon any street or highway; provided, that the person may ride as a passenger on a class 3 electric bicycle that is designed to accommodate passengers.
- The operator and all passengers of a class 3 electric bicycle, regardless of age, shall wear a properly fitted and fastened bicycle helmet meeting federal standards established by the United States consumer product safety commission or the American Society for Testing and Materials. A label on the helmet shall be affixed signifying the helmet complies with this subsection (b).
- A violation of subsection (a) shall be punishable only by a fine not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00).
- A person who violates subsection (b) commits a Class C misdemeanor.
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