(1) A person commits the offense of failure of a motor assisted scooter operator to wear protective headgear if the person operates a motor assisted scooter on a highway or on premises open to the public and is not wearing protective headgear of a type approved under ORS 815.052.
(2) A person is exempt from the protective headgear requirement of subsection (1) of this section if wearing the headgear would violate a religious belief or practice of the person.
(3) The first time a person is convicted of an offense under this section, the person may not be required to pay a fine if the person proves to the satisfaction of the court that the person has protective headgear of a type approved under ORS 815.052.
(4) The offense described in this section, failure of a motor assisted scooter operator to wear protective headgear, is a traffic violation punishable by a maximum fine of $25. [2001 c.749 §16]Section: Previous 814.516 814.518 814.520 814.522 814.524 814.526 814.528 814.530 814.532 814.534 814.536 814.550 814.552 814.554 814.600 Next
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