Temporary Motorcycle Permit Restrictions

 

¨      NO passengers

¨      NO night riding

¨      NO freeway riding

¨      MUST wear a DOT approved helmet

¨      Temporary permit valid one year from date of issue

 

Novice Motorcycle Rider Restrictions

 

¨      MUST wear DOT approved helmet for one year from date of license

 

Restrictions for Riders under 18 years of age

 

¨      Take an approved motorcycle rider training program

¨      Driver / passenger MUST wear DOT approved helmet

 

Operating a Motorcycle without a Permit or (M-1) Endorsement

 

¨      Maximum $1000.00 fine and/or

¨      Maximum 6 months in JAIL

 

Other Motorcycle Related Items

 

¨      Must wear protective eye wear (windshield is acceptable for operator NOT for passenger)

¨      Handle bars / grips can NOT extend more than 15 inches above the operator’s seat / saddle

¨      Helmets MUST be DOT approved (this applies to those items mentioned above where a helmet is REQUIRED)

¨      Rider / Passenger MUST face forward on permanent attached seat / saddle when astride motorcycle

¨      2 motorcycles may ride abreast in one lane

¨      A motorcycle MUST have at least 1 operating headlight and cannot have more than 2

¨      A motorcycle MUST have 1 taillight and 1 white light to illuminate license plate

¨      A motorcycle MUST have at least 1 brake – foot or hand operated

¨      A motorcycle MUST have a horn – audible, under normal conditions, from a minimum of 200 feet

¨      A motorcycle MUST have a Muffler(s) that have baffle plate(s)

¨      A motorcycle MUST have at least 1 mirror that has an unobstructed view to the rear of the motorcycle

¨      Turn Signals for motorcycles were mandated on ALL motorcycles manufactured after January 1, 1968