11.13.05.04

.04 Rearview Mirrors on Motorcycles.

Under the provisions of Transportation Article, §22-403, Annotated Code of Maryland, every motorcycle shall be equipped with two rearview mirrors, one each attached either to the right and left handlebars or to the right and left sides of the motorcycle fairing, and on and after July 1, 1973 shall meet the following standards:

A. The mirror shall be securely mounted and sufficiently stable to provide a readily distinguishable image to the rider under normal conditions;

B. The mirror shall be regular in shape (circular, oval, rectangular, or square) and may not contain sharp edges, projections, or irregular indents capable of producing injury;

C. The reflective surface of the mirror shall be of a size not less than 7 square inches and shall be capable of reflecting a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle on which it is mounted;

D. The mirror assembly shall be capable of adjustment within a range that will reflect an image that includes at least the horizon and the road surface 35 feet to the rear of the vehicle on which it is mounted.