(A)   (1)   The operator of a motorized pedalcycle shall ride only astride the permanent and regular seat attached thereto, and shall not permit two persons to ride thereon at the same time, unless the motorized pedalcycle is designed to carry two persons.
      (2)   Any motorized pedalcycle designed for two persons must be equipped with a passenger seat and footrests for use of a passenger.
   (B)   Neither the operator nor any passenger on a motorized pedalcycle shall be required to wear any special goggles, shield, helmet or glasses.
   (C)   The provisions of §§ 73.01 through 73.07 of this chapter shall be applicable to the operation of motorized pedalcycles, except for those provisions which, by their nature, can have no application to motorized pedalcycles.
(625 ILCS 5/11-1403.1) (2000 Code, § 73.08) Penalty, see § 70.99