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Proper operation of motorcycles
- A single passenger is permitted on your motorcycle if you have a Class M license and your motorcycle is equipped with a seat and foot pegs for two.
Side by side operation
- Two motorcycles may operate in a single traffic lane if both riders consent.
- A staggered riding formation is strongly recommended.
- Operate your motorcycle within a single lane of traffic. White lining or lane splitting is illegal.
- Learn to "read" the road looking far ahead to give yourself time to position yourself in traffic and plan the safest course of action.
- Take railroad crossings at a 90-degree angle if possible. Slow down before crossing the tracks and stand slightly on the foot pegs.
- Maneuver around potholes if it can be done safely. If not, slow down, rise slightly on the pegs and take the hole straight on.
- Slow down before entering a turn and look through the turn.
- Lean your body and the motorcycle into the turn.
- Accelerate through and out of the turn.
- Motorcycles may park at an angle in parallel parking areas.
- Up to three motorcycles may park in a metered stall unless signs indicate otherwise. If the meter expires, all cycles in the parking stall are in violation.
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Last modified: June 5, 2013
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