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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXIII
MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 316
STATE UNIFORM TRAFFIC CONTROL
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F.S. 316.440
316.440 Brake equipment required.Every motor-driven cycle must comply with the provisions of s. 316.261, except that:
(1) Motorcycles and motor-driven cycles need not be equipped with parking brakes.
(2) The wheel of a sidecar attached to a motorcycle or to a motor-driven cycle, and the front wheel of a motor-driven cycle, need not be equipped with brakes, provided that such motorcycle or motor-driven cycle is capable of complying with the performance requirements of this chapter.

A violation of this section is a noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving violation as provided in chapter 318.

History.s. 1, ch. 71-135; s. 1, ch. 76-31; s. 229, ch. 99-248.
Note.Former s. 316.264.