Scooters.com receive tons of mail wanting to know what
moped/scooter laws are in there particular state. These
laws can be very vague in many states. We wish we could
have the absolute answer for you but in some cases it
would take us to much time to get to the right person
for the correct answer.
We hope this quick link to your Department of
Transportation [DOT] will quickly get you started in the
RULE OF THUMB FOR 49 cc MOPEDS AND SCOOTERS
Persons riding mopeds
or scooters have the same rights and duties as drivers
of motor vehicles. Moped and scooter riders will receive
citations for traffic violations.
1. You must be
16 years of age or older to operate a Moped or Scooter
on a public road.
2. Operators of a Moped or Scooter must have the
minimum of a class E license. (In some states a 49 cc
vehicles requires no license even though you may need a
tag see your state regulations).
3. No motorcycle endorsement is required.
4. Moped or Scooter must be registered annually
and a tag purchased.
5. Moped or Scooter may not be operated on
bicycle paths or footpaths.
6. Moped or Scooter operators do not have to
carry PIP insurance.
7. Operators 16 years of age or older are not
required to wear helmets.
Please remember although this rule of thumb may
in-fact be the laws in your state and in many cases they
are we suggest you do your own due diligence.
You may find that the laws may differ between a Moped
and a Scooter.
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