.01 Applicability—Motorcycles.

A. The standards, requirements, and procedures set forth in this chapter are applicable to equipment installed by the manufacturer or required by federal or State requirement for motorcycles and sidecars, if equipped. Questions regarding motorcycle standards or specifications shall be referred to the Automotive Safety Enforcement Division of the Maryland State Police. A person constructing or reconstructing a motorcycle shall assure that the vehicle meets or exceeds all applicable federal or State safety standards.

B. Three-wheel multipurpose vehicles having one wheel in the front and two in the rear and not having an enclosed driver or occupant compartment shall meet all established minimum standards for the front of motorcycles and all established minimum standards for the rear of four-wheel multipurpose vehicles.