6.4 – Mopeds

6.4 – Mopeds

Persons riding mopeds have the same rights and duties as drivers of motor vehicles. Moped riders committing traffic violations will receive citations.

Know and obey these moped laws:

  • You must be 16 years of age or older to operate a moped on a public road.
  • Operators of mopeds must have the minimum of a Class E license. No motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • Mopeds must be registered annually and a tag purchased.
  • Mopeds may not be operated on bicycle paths or foot paths.
  • Moped operators do not have to carry PIP insurance.
  • Operators 16 years of age or older are not required to wear helmets.