(a)   For purposes of this section, SNOWMOBILE has the same meaning as given that term in R.C. § 4519.01.
   (b)   A person operating a bicycle or motorcycle shall not ride other than upon the affixed seat thereto, nor carry any other person upon such bicycle or motorcycle nor shall any additional person be permitted to ride upon a bicycle or motorcycle, unless such bicycle or motorcycle is designed or equipped to carry more than one person at a time.
   (c)   A person shall ride upon a bicycle or motorcycle only while sitting astride the seat, facing forward, with one leg on each side of the bicycle or motorcycle.
   (d)   No person operating a bicycle shall carry any package, bundle or article that prevents the driver from keeping at least one hand upon the handlebars.
   (e)   No person shall operate a motorcycle on a public roadway when the handlebars or grips are more than 15 inches higher than the seat or saddle for the operator.
   (f)   No person shall operate or be a passenger on a snowmobile or motorcycle without using safety glasses or other protective eye device. No person who is under the age of 18 years, or who holds a motorcycle operator’s endorsement or license bearing a “NOVICE” designation that is currently in effect as provided in R.C. § 4507.13, shall operate a motorcycle on a highway, or be a passenger on a motorcycle, unless wearing a protective helmet on the person’s head, and no other person shall be a passenger on a motorcycle operated by such a person unless similarly wearing a protective helmet. The helmet, safety glasses, or other protective eye device shall conform with regulations prescribed and promulgated by the Director of Public Safety. The provisions of this division (f) or a violation thereof shall not be used in the trial of any civil action.
(Ord. 2002-63, passed 4-1-2002)