Motorcycle Laws by State

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These pages will answer the most common questions we receive about motorcycle laws and licensing requirements in each state.

The topics covered in this section include:

  • Motorcycle helmet laws.
  • Noise restrictions and exhaust and muffler requirements.
  • Safety inspections and equipment laws.
  • Passenger laws.
  • Daytime headlight requirements.
  • Lane splitting regulations.
  • Title laws and VIN requirements.
  • Motorcycle insurance requirements.
  • Details about the motorcycle safety course requirements and benefits in each state.
  • Motorcycle permit restrictions and steps.
  • Whether you need a standard driver’s license to get a motorcycle license. 
  • Motorcycle license and endorsement requirements. 

Click your state before to find your answers and follow links to explore some of these topics in greater depth.