23.3.417 STANDARDS FOR PROTECTIVE HEADGEAR
(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.