Visual check for damage and/or objects that would interfere with safe vehicle operation.
Present, Operational (Audible/Loud).
One mounted on left and right sides of handlebars, or on sides (L/R) of the windshield?
Optional. If present, must be minimum of 15 inches in height. (Not approved eye protection, see #16.)
Headlight (multi-beam), present/operational?
Tail Light - Minimum one fully operational tail light.
Brake light - Minimum one fully operational light
Turn signals - If manufactured prior to 01/80= NA. After 01/80, turn signals required
Reflectors - Minimum one red reflector. May be separate or part of tail light assembly
Flexible height (minimum, low 15 inch above seat, to no higher than shoulder height when operator is mounted.)
Present. Front and rear operational.
Check rims for cracks, dents, or rust, and proper fittings.
Proper tire pressure (PSI). Check for dry rot, tire damage, and excessive/uneven tread/wear.
Fixed seat w/passenger footrest and hand-grips.
Minimum of one fender (rear end) required
Check the brake, clutch, and throttle cables for kinks or broken strands.
Present, Operational? No excessive noise/open exhaust pipe
Kick Stands & Center Stands
Available, springs in place w/tension to hold in place when in folded position
Check engine, wheels, and on ground for obvious signs of leakage
DOT approved or Snell sticker. Serviceable chin strap. No personal modifications or paint (cheap spray paint weakens structure).
Full face shield attached to helmet or goggles (sunglasses are not acceptable eye protection).
High visibility garment and/or vest
High visibility color day / retro-reflective at night.
Heavy-duty, full-fingered gloves or mittens designed for motorcycle use.
Enclosed sturdy footwear, preferably boots or leather high-top shoes
Pants and shirt or jacket
Must cover full length of arms and legs
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)