2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-909 - Riding on motorcycles, generally

46.2-909. Riding on motorcycles, generally.

Every person operating a motorcycle, as defined in 46.2-100 excludingthree-wheeled vehicles, shall ride only upon the permanent seat attached tothe motorcycle, and such operator shall not carry any other person. No otherperson shall ride on a motorcycle unless the motorcycle is designed to carrymore than one person, in which event a passenger may ride on the permanentseat if designed for two persons, or on another seat firmly attached to therear or side of the seat for the operator. If the motorcycle is designed tocarry more than one person, it shall also be equipped with a footrest for theuse of such passenger.

(Code 1950, 46-183.1, 46-183.2; 1954, c. 204; 1958, c. 541, 46.1-172;1968, c. 498; 1970, cc. 29, 99; 1982, cc. 390, 681; 1989, cc. 6, 727.)

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