If you’ve got a short commute or need a fun, convenient way to get around town, mopeds are an excellent choice.
They’re easy to ride, have great gas mileage, and are affordable to purchase and maintain.
This page will cover the basic requirements for riding a moped in Wyoming.
If you already have a valid Wyoming motorcycle license, you’ll definitely be ready to ride a moped or <50cc scooter. In fact, that’s typically the safest route to go.
Wyoming Moped Laws for <50cc Scooters
In order to ride a moped legally in Wyoming, you’ll need to be sure to follow the rules and regulations. Failing to do so could result in traffic tickets, fines, or a suspended license.
The Wyoming DOT defines mopeds as having:
- 2 or 3 wheels.
- Foot pedals for human propulsion.
- An automatic transmission.
- A motor no larger than 50cc with 2 brake horsepower.
- A top speed of not more than 30 mph.
For a complete list of rules and regulations regarding mopeds in Wyoming, contact your local DMV office.
Learn about the differences between scooters vs. mopeds.
Do you need a license to drive a moped in Wyoming?
In Wyoming, you will generally need a valid driver’s license to legally ride a moped on public roads.
How to Get a Wyoming Moped License
Since Wyoming requires a driver’s license to ride a moped, you’ll usually need to:
- Visit your local driver’s license office.
- Submit an application and present proof of ID and residency.
- Pass the necessary tests.
- Pay the license fee.
Learn how to get your Wyoming motorcycle license.
Wyoming Moped Registration & Insurance
Check with your local county treasurer for rules regarding moped registration.
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Many of the major motorcycle insurance providers will also offer coverage for smaller bikes, scooters, and mopeds.
Regardless of the Wyoming requirements, it’s always a smart idea to have insurance coverage when you ride any type of vehicle on public roads.
Be sure to compare quotes from a few different providers to get the best rates.
Learn more about moped insurance.
Note that some cities and local jurisdictions may have additional regulations for moped riders. (i.e. roadway restrictions, registration requirements, etc.). Be sure to check with your local Department of Motor Vehicles/authorities to make sure you and your moped are street legal.
For official information, up-to-date fees, and instructions, please contact your local county Wyoming DMV office.
Find more information about scooter and mopeds here.