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Page 1 of 2 189.284 Operation of alternative-speed motorcycle on highway. (1) As used in this section, &quot;alternative-speed motorcycle&quot; shall have the same meaning as in KRS 186.010. (2) A person may operate an alternative-speed motorcycle on a highway if: (a) The motorcycle bears a sticker, affixed by the manufacturer or dealer, on the left side of the rear window that indicates the vehicle's maximum speed rating; (b) The motorcycle is equipped with: 1. Headlights, front and rear turn signal lights, taillights, and brake lights; 2. Three (3) red reflectors, two (2) of which must be placed on each side as <br>far to the rear of the vehicle as practicable, and one (1) of which must be <br>placed on the rear of the vehicle; 3. An exterior mirror mounted on the driver's side of the vehicle and either <br>an exterior mirror mounted on the passenger's side of the vehicle or an <br>interior mirror; 4. A parking brake; 5. A windshield that conforms to the federal motor vehicle safety standard <br>provided in 49 C.F.R. 571.205; 6. A seatbelt assembly that conforms to the federal motor vehicle safety <br>standard provided in 49 C.F.R. 571.209; and 7. A roll bar, roll cage, or crushproof body design; (c) The posted speed limit of the highway is thirty-five (35) miles per hour or less; (d) The operator of the alternative-speed vehicle does not cross a roadway at an at-grade intersection where the roadway being crossed has a posted speed <br>limit of more than thirty-five (35) miles per hour unless the intersection is <br>equipped with an electronic traffic signal; (e) The operator has a valid motorcycle operator's license in his or her possession; and (f) The alternative-speed motorcycle has not been modified to increase its speed above its original standard manufactured limit. (3) An alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway shall be insured in compliance with KRS 304.39-080 by the owner or operator, and the proof of <br>insurance shall be inside the vehicle at all times of operation on a highway. (4) An alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway is considered to be a motorcycle as defined in KRS 186.010 and shall be titled in accordance with KRS <br>Chapter 186A and registered as a motorcycle in accordance with KRS 186.050(2). (5) An operator of an alternative-speed motorcycle shall be exempt from the protective headgear requirements of KRS 189.285. (6) Except as provided in this section, an operator of an alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway shall comply with the traffic regulations of KRS Chapter <br>189 and shall be subject to the provisions of KRS Chapter 189A. Page 2 of 2 Effective: June 25, 2009 <br>History: Created 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 3, effective June 25, 2009.

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Page 1 of 2 189.284 Operation of alternative-speed motorcycle on highway. (1) As used in this section, &quot;alternative-speed motorcycle&quot; shall have the same meaning as in KRS 186.010. (2) A person may operate an alternative-speed motorcycle on a highway if: (a) The motorcycle bears a sticker, affixed by the manufacturer or dealer, on the left side of the rear window that indicates the vehicle's maximum speed rating; (b) The motorcycle is equipped with: 1. Headlights, front and rear turn signal lights, taillights, and brake lights; 2. Three (3) red reflectors, two (2) of which must be placed on each side as <br>far to the rear of the vehicle as practicable, and one (1) of which must be <br>placed on the rear of the vehicle; 3. An exterior mirror mounted on the driver's side of the vehicle and either <br>an exterior mirror mounted on the passenger's side of the vehicle or an <br>interior mirror; 4. A parking brake; 5. A windshield that conforms to the federal motor vehicle safety standard <br>provided in 49 C.F.R. 571.205; 6. A seatbelt assembly that conforms to the federal motor vehicle safety <br>standard provided in 49 C.F.R. 571.209; and 7. A roll bar, roll cage, or crushproof body design; (c) The posted speed limit of the highway is thirty-five (35) miles per hour or less; (d) The operator of the alternative-speed vehicle does not cross a roadway at an at-grade intersection where the roadway being crossed has a posted speed <br>limit of more than thirty-five (35) miles per hour unless the intersection is <br>equipped with an electronic traffic signal; (e) The operator has a valid motorcycle operator's license in his or her possession; and (f) The alternative-speed motorcycle has not been modified to increase its speed above its original standard manufactured limit. (3) An alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway shall be insured in compliance with KRS 304.39-080 by the owner or operator, and the proof of <br>insurance shall be inside the vehicle at all times of operation on a highway. (4) An alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway is considered to be a motorcycle as defined in KRS 186.010 and shall be titled in accordance with KRS <br>Chapter 186A and registered as a motorcycle in accordance with KRS 186.050(2). (5) An operator of an alternative-speed motorcycle shall be exempt from the protective headgear requirements of KRS 189.285. (6) Except as provided in this section, an operator of an alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway shall comply with the traffic regulations of KRS Chapter <br>189 and shall be subject to the provisions of KRS Chapter 189A. Page 2 of 2 Effective: June 25, 2009 <br>History: Created 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 3, effective June 25, 2009.

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Page 1 of 2 189.284 Operation of alternative-speed motorcycle on highway. (1) As used in this section, &quot;alternative-speed motorcycle&quot; shall have the same meaning as in KRS 186.010. (2) A person may operate an alternative-speed motorcycle on a highway if: (a) The motorcycle bears a sticker, affixed by the manufacturer or dealer, on the left side of the rear window that indicates the vehicle's maximum speed rating; (b) The motorcycle is equipped with: 1. Headlights, front and rear turn signal lights, taillights, and brake lights; 2. Three (3) red reflectors, two (2) of which must be placed on each side as <br>far to the rear of the vehicle as practicable, and one (1) of which must be <br>placed on the rear of the vehicle; 3. An exterior mirror mounted on the driver's side of the vehicle and either <br>an exterior mirror mounted on the passenger's side of the vehicle or an <br>interior mirror; 4. A parking brake; 5. A windshield that conforms to the federal motor vehicle safety standard <br>provided in 49 C.F.R. 571.205; 6. A seatbelt assembly that conforms to the federal motor vehicle safety <br>standard provided in 49 C.F.R. 571.209; and 7. A roll bar, roll cage, or crushproof body design; (c) The posted speed limit of the highway is thirty-five (35) miles per hour or less; (d) The operator of the alternative-speed vehicle does not cross a roadway at an at-grade intersection where the roadway being crossed has a posted speed <br>limit of more than thirty-five (35) miles per hour unless the intersection is <br>equipped with an electronic traffic signal; (e) The operator has a valid motorcycle operator's license in his or her possession; and (f) The alternative-speed motorcycle has not been modified to increase its speed above its original standard manufactured limit. (3) An alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway shall be insured in compliance with KRS 304.39-080 by the owner or operator, and the proof of <br>insurance shall be inside the vehicle at all times of operation on a highway. (4) An alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway is considered to be a motorcycle as defined in KRS 186.010 and shall be titled in accordance with KRS <br>Chapter 186A and registered as a motorcycle in accordance with KRS 186.050(2). (5) An operator of an alternative-speed motorcycle shall be exempt from the protective headgear requirements of KRS 189.285. (6) Except as provided in this section, an operator of an alternative-speed motorcycle operating on a highway shall comply with the traffic regulations of KRS Chapter <br>189 and shall be subject to the provisions of KRS Chapter 189A. Page 2 of 2 Effective: June 25, 2009 <br>History: Created 2009 Ky. Acts ch. 103, sec. 3, effective June 25, 2009.

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