475.20  ADDITIONAL RULES REGARDING MOTORIZED BICYCLES.
   (a)   The following provisions shall govern motorized bicycles in the City, in addition to the other provisions of this chapter:
      (1)   No person shall operate a motorized bicycle without both hands upon the handle grips, except when necessary to give required hand and arm signals.
      (2)   No person shall operate a motorized bicycle at a speed exceeding twenty miles per hour.
      (3)   No person shall operate a motorized bicycle without exercising reasonable and ordinary control over such motorized bicycle.
      (4)   No person shall operate a motorized bicycle in a weaving or zigzag course, unless such irregular course is necessary for safe operation in compliance with law.
      (5)   The operator of a motorized bicycle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon and the condition of the street.
      (6)   No person shall park a motorized bicycle upon a sidewalk in such a manner as to unduly interfere with pedestrian traffic, or upon a roadway so as to unduly interfere with vehicular traffic.
      (7)   No person shall operate a motorized bicycle upon a sidewalk.
      (8)   The motorized bicycle license or operator's license issued under Ohio R.C. Chapter 4507 shall be in the immediate possession of the operator of the motorized bicycle while operating such vehicle. The operator of a motorized bicycle shall display his or her license, or furnish satisfactory proof that he or she has such license, upon demand of any law enforcement officer or when a person is injured in any collision in which such licensee may be involved. When a demand is properly made and the operator has the license on or about his or her person, he or she shall not refuse to display such license. Failure to furnish satisfactory evidence that such person is licensed when such person does not have his or her license on or about his or her person shall be prima-facie evidence of his or her not having obtained such license.
      (9)   In the case of an accident or collision involving persons or property upon any of the public streets or highways, due to the driving or operation thereon of any motorized bicycle, the person so driving or operating such motorized bicycle, having knowledge of such accident or collision, shall immediately stop his or her motorized bicycle at the scene of the accident or collision and remain at the scene of such accident or collision until he or she has given his or her name and address, and if he or she is not the owner, the name and address of the owner of such motorized bicycle, together with the registered number of such motorized bicycle, to any person injured in such accident or collision, to the operator, occupant, owner or attendant of any motor vehicle damaged in such accident or collision or to any police officer at such accident or collision.
            If the injured person is unable to comprehend and record the information required to be given by this section, the other driver involved in such accident or collision shall forthwith notify the nearest police authority concerning the location of the accident or collision and give his or her name and address and the registered number of the motorized bicycle he or she was operating, and then remain at the scene of the accident or collision until a police officer arrives, unless removed from the scene by an emergency vehicle operated by a political subdivision or an ambulance.
            If such accident or collision is with an unoccupied or unattended motor vehicle, the operator so colliding with such motor vehicle shall securely attach the information required to be given in this section, in writing, to a conspicuous place in or on such unoccupied or unattended motor vehicle.
      (10)   In the case of an accident or collision resulting in injury or damage to persons or property upon any public or private property, other than public streets or highways, due to the driving or operation thereon of any motorized bicycle, the person so driving or operating such motorized bicycle, having knowledge of such accident or collision, shall stop and, upon the request of the person injured, shall give his or her name and address, and if he or she is not the owner, the name and address of the owner of such motorized bicycle, together with the registered number of such motorized bicycle, and, if available, exhibit his or her operator's or motorized bicycle operators license.
            If the owner or person in charge of such damaged property is not furnished such information, the driver of the motorized bicycle involved in the accident or collision shall, within twenty-four hours of such accident or collision, forward to the Police Division the same information required to be given to the owner or person in control of such damaged property and give the date, time and location of the accident or collision. If such accident or collision is with an unoccupied or unattended motor vehicle the operator so colliding with such motor vehicle shall securely attach the information required to be given in this section, in writing, to a conspicuous place in or on such unoccupied or unattended motor vehicle.
      (11)   No person shall operate a motorized bicycle so as to willfully elude or flee a police officer after receiving a visible or audible signal from a police officer to bring his or her motorized bicycle to a stop.
   (b)   Whoever violates subdivision (a)(9), (10) or (11) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 408.01. Whoever violates any of the other provisions of this section shall be subject to the penalty provided in Sections 408.01 and 408.02.
(Ord. 85-44. Passed 7-1-85.)