(1) A person commits the offense of endangering a bicycle operator or passenger if:
(a) The person is operating a bicycle on a highway or on premises open to the public and the person carries another person on the bicycle who is under 16 years of age and is not wearing protective headgear of a type approved under ORS 815.052; or
(b) The person is the parent, legal guardian or person with legal responsibility for the safety and welfare of a child under 16 years of age and the child operates or rides on a bicycle on a highway or on premises open to the public without wearing protective headgear of a type approved under ORS 815.052.
(2) Exemptions from this section are as provided in ORS 814.487.
(3) The offense described in this section, endangering a bicycle operator or passenger, is a traffic violation punishable by a maximum fine of $25. [1993 c.408 §3; 1995 c.581 §2]Section: Previous 814.440 814.450 814.460 814.470 814.480 814.484 814.485 814.486 814.487 814.488 814.489 814.500 814.510 814.512 814.514 Next
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