11.13.05.03

.03 Face Shields, Goggles, and Spectacles of Motorcycle Operators.

A. Pursuant to the provisions of Transportation Article, §21-1306, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Administration shall adopt specifications and test procedures for face shields, goggles, and spectacles for motorcycle operators as established in the federal Food and Drug Administration regulations on impact resistance, 21 CFR §801.410(d)(2), which is incorporated by reference.

B. A person may not use, loan, borrow, sell, offer for sale, or distribute any face shields, goggles, or spectacles for use by operators of motorcycles or passengers unless the face shields, goggles, or spectacles are in compliance with the standard set forth in §A of this regulation as approved by the Administration.

C. Approval. The Administration shall accept all face shields, goggles, and spectacles which comply with the provisions of 21 CFR §801.410(d)(2), which is incorporated by reference.

D. All face shields, goggles, and spectacles shall be so designed as to allow the wearer an angle of vision of not less than 105 degrees and shall be worn in such a manner as not to be accidentally dislodged. Face shields, goggles, or spectacles shall be worn at all times, covering the face or eyes, or both, by both the operator and passenger of a motorcycle that is in motion. During such periods as vehicles are required to display lights, only nontinted (clear) materials shall be used in face shields, goggles, and spectacles.

E. The right is reserved to withdraw approval of a product at any time and for any cause considered reasonable by the Administration, or the Administration may require new approvals at any time it is considered necessary or reasonable.