(1) The Department of Justice adopts and incorporates in these rules the American National Standard Institution (ANSI) Standard 290.1-1971, and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 218 (49 C.F.R. 571.218)and all subsequent amendments to those standards.

(2) If there is any conflict between ANSI 290.1-1971 and FMVSS 218, FMVSS 218 controls.

(3) These standards apply to protective headgear to be worn by any motorcycle operator or passenger under 18 years of age.

(4) FMVSS 218 is found at 49 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) , section 571.218, "Motorcycle Helmets." Copies of ANSI Standard 290.1-1971 are available upon request from the Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Justice, 303 Roberts, Helena, Montana 59620.

History: Sec. 61-9-417, MCA; IMP, 61-9-417, MCA; NEW, Eff. 11/5/73.