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347.488 347.488 Moped equipment. No person may operate a moped unless:
347.488(1) (1) The moped complies with all federal emission, equipment and safety standards applicable at the time of manufacture;
347.488(2) (2) None of the original equipment installed on the moped by the manufacturer has been replaced with equipment of lesser performance characteristics; and
347.488(3) (3) The performance characteristics of the moped have not been altered so as to enable it to exceed the maximum design speed authorized for a moped under s. 340.01 (29m).
347.488 History History: 1977 c. 288.
347.489 347.489 Lamps and other equipment on bicycles, motor bicycles, and electric personal assistive mobility devices.
347.489(1)(1) No person may operate a bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device upon a highway, sidewalk, bicycle lane, or bicycle way during hours of darkness unless the bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device is equipped with or, with respect to a bicycle or motor bicycle, the operator is wearing, a lamp emitting a white light visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the front of the bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device. A bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device shall also be equipped with a red reflector that has a diameter of at least 2 inches of surface area or, with respect to an electric personal assistive mobility device, that is a strip of reflective tape that has at least 2 square inches of surface area, on the rear so mounted and maintained as to be visible from all distances from 50 to 500 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of headlamps on a motor vehicle. A lamp emitting a steady or flashing red light visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear may be used in lieu of the red reflector.
347.489(2) (2) No person may operate a bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device upon a highway, bicycle lane, or bicycle way unless it is equipped with a brake in good working condition, adequate to control the movement of and to stop the bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device whenever necessary.
347.489(3) (3) No bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device may be equipped with nor may any person riding upon a bicycle, motor bicycle, or electric personal assistive mobility device use any siren or compression whistle.
347.489 History History: 1973 c. 182, 333; 1977 c. 208; 1983 a. 243 s. 39; Stats. 1983 s. 347.489; 1995 a. 138; 2001 a. 90; 2011 a. 73.
347.49 347.49 Equipment of vehicles transporting flammable liquids.
347.49(1)(1) In this section, "flammable liquid" means any gasoline, naphtha, benzine, fuel oil, crude oil, kerosene or other liquid which has a flashpoint of 80° F. or less as determined by a Tagliabue or equivalent closed-cup test device.
347.49(2) (2) No person shall transport in or on any motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer upon a highway any flammable liquid except by tank mounted on or attached to or structurally a part of such motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer and which is plainly marked to show that flammable liquids are being transported therein.
347.49(3) (3) This section does not apply to transportation of flammable liquids as freight only by the consumer from the place of purchase to the place of consumption if such liquids are transported in drums or other containers having a capacity of not more than 100 gallons each and if the total amount of such liquids so transported in any one vehicle or combination of vehicles does not exceed 500 gallons.
347.50 347.50 Penalties.
347.50(1)(1) Any person violating ss. 347.35 to 347.49, except s. 347.385 (5), s. 347.413 (1) or s. 347.415 (1m), (2) and (3) to (5) or s. 347.417 (1) or s. 347.475 or s. 347.48 (2m) or (4) or s. 347.489, may be required to forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $200.
347.50(1m) (1m) Any person violating s. 347.385 (5) may be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail, or both, for each violation.
347.50(1s) (1s) Any person violating s. 347.413 (1) or 347.417 (1) may be fined not less than $150 nor more than $600, or may be imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both for the first offense. For a 2nd or subsequent conviction within 5 years, the person may be fined not less than $300 nor more than $1,000, or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.
347.50(1t) (1t) In addition to the penalty under sub. (1s), if a person who is subject to an order under s. 343.301 violates s. 347.413, the court shall extend the order under s. 343.301 (1g) or (2m) for 6 months for each violation.
347.50(2) (2) Any person violating s. 347.415 (1m), (2), and (3) to (5) or 347.475 may be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail, or both, for each violation.
347.50(2m) (2m)
347.50(2m)(a)(a) Any person who violates s. 347.48 (2m) (b) or (c) and any person 16 years of age or older who violates s. 347.48 (2m) (d) shall be required to forfeit $10.
347.50(2m)(b) (b) No forfeiture may be assessed for a violation of s. 347.48 (2m) (d) if the violator is less than 16 years of age when the offense occurs.
347.50(3) (3)
347.50(3)(a)(a) Any person violating s. 347.48 (4) (am) may be required to forfeit not less than $30 nor more than $75 if the child is less than 4 years old.
347.50(3)(b) (b) No forfeiture may be assessed under par. (a) if all of the following apply:
347.50(3)(b)1. 1. The motor vehicle was not equipped with a child safety restraint system meeting the requirements under s. 347.48 (4) (am) at the time the uniform traffic citation was issued.
347.50(3)(b)2. 2. The person provides proof that, within 30 days after the uniform traffic citation was issued, a child safety restraint system meeting the requirements under s. 347.48 (4) (am) was purchased or leased and properly installed in the motor vehicle.
347.50(3)(b)3. 3. The person has not, within the immediately preceding 3 years, been issued a uniform traffic citation for a violation of s. 347.48 (4) (am).
347.50(4) (4) Any person violating s. 347.48 (4) (am) may be required to forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $25 for the first offense if the child is at least 4 years old and less than 8 years old. For a 2nd or subsequent conviction within 3 years involving a child who is at least 4 years old and less than 8 years old, a person may be required to forfeit not less than $25 nor more than $200.
347.50(5) (5) Any person violating s. 347.489 may be required to forfeit not more than $20.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 11, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 11, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-11-14)