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(a) A manufacturer of a pocket bike shall affix on the pocket bike a sticker with a disclosure stating that the device is prohibited from being operated on a sidewalk, roadway, or any part of a highway, or on a bikeway, bicycle path or trail, equestrian trail, hiking or recreational trail, or on public lands open to off-highway motor vehicle use.

(b) The disclosure required under subdivision (a) shall meet both of the following requirements:

(1) Be printed in not less than 14-point boldface type on a sticker that contains only the disclosure.

(2) Include the following statement:

"THE POCKET BIKE YOU HAVE PURCHASED OR OBTAINED IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED FROM BEING OPERATED ON A SIDEWALK, ROADWAY, OR ANY OTHER PART OF A HIGHWAY, OR ON A BIKEWAY, BICYCLE PATH OR TRAIL, EQUESTRIAN TRAIL, HIKING OR RECREATIONAL TRAIL, OR ON PUBLIC LANDS OPEN TO OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE USE. A VIOLATION OF THIS REGULATION MAY RESULT IN PROSECUTION AND SEIZURE OF THE DEVICE."

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 323, Sec. 2.)