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No motorcycle or ATV shall be operated within the city unless it shall have the following equipment:
(A) Mufflers which are properly attached, and which are in good working order, and which blends the exhaust noise into the overall motorcycle/ATV noise, and is in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise as is required by law, and the rules and regulations of the Commissioner of Conservation pertaining thereto, and no person shall use a muffler cut-out, by-pass, straight pipe or any similar device on a motorcycle/ATV motor;
(B) Brakes adequate to control the movement of and to stop and hold the motorcycle/ATV under any condition of operation; and
(C) A safety or so-called “dead-man” throttle (kill switch) in operating condition; a SAFETY OR “DEAD-MAN” THROTTLE (KILL SWITCH) is defined as a device which, when pressure is removed from the accelerator or throttle, causes the motor to be disengaged from the driving track.
(Ord. 135, passed 5-14-1996) Penalty, see § 72.999