(A)   It is an offense for any person to do any act forbidden or fail to perform any act required in this article.
   (B)   The parent of any child and the guardian of any ward shall not authorize or knowingly permit any child or ward to violate any of the provisions of this article.
   (C)   These regulations applicable to bicycles shall apply whenever a bicycle is operated upon any highway or upon any path set aside for the exclusive use of bicycles subject to the exceptions stated herein.
(47 O.S. § 11-1201)  (`90 Code, § 20-106)