4501-23-07 Steering.

(A) The motorized bicycle steering system shall provide the operator with a means of safely controlling vehicle direction.

(B) Full left and full right turns of the steering system shall not result in interference with any control cables, wiring, or mounted components including the propulsion device.

(C) Handlebars shall not be obstructed in movement between full right and full left turn stops, nor shall any part of the handlebar be more than fifteen inches ( 38.1 centimeters) above that portion of the seat occupied by the rider when the seat is fully depressed.

(D) Handlebars shall be equipped with handgrips designed to insure a firm non-slip grip for the operator's hand.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/08/2017 and 03/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4511.521
Rule Amplifies: 4511.521
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/78, 05/04/02

Prior History: (R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/16/2011 and 03/09/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4511.521
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4511.521
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/78, 5/4/02 )