Oregon Statutes - Chapter 814 - Pedestrians; Passengers; Livestock; Motorized Wheelchairs; Vehicles With Fewer Than Four Wheels - Section 814.200 - Unlawful operation of motorcycle or moped; penalty.

(1) A person operating a moped or motorcycle commits the offense of unlawful moped or motorcycle operation if the person does any of the following:

(a) Fails to sit on a permanent and regular seat attached to the moped or motorcycle.

(b) Fails to sit astride the moped or motorcycle seat facing forward and with one leg on each side of the moped or motorcycle.

(c) Carries a package, bundle or other article which prevents the person from keeping both hands on the handlebars.

(2) The offense described in this section, unlawful moped or motorcycle operation, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §686; 1987 c.138 §6]

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