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New Resident Guide for Motorcycle Riders

by Kathy Teel on

When you relocate to a new state, one of the first things you have to do is learn about the differences in traffic laws. Motorcycle riders especially need to be aware of how they might be affected by motorcycle laws in their new home state. While many people will move easily from one state to […]

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The Pros and Cons of Motorcycle Ownership by Kat Saks on

To bike or not to bike? That is the question! If you are considering motorcycle ownership, you probably want to weigh the pros and cons before you buy. Use this list to help you decide. Owning a Motorcycle: Pros The cool factor. Riding a hog might help you turn more heads and give you street […]

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What Qualifies as a Motorcycle? by Kat Saks on

Whether you zip around town on a scooter or roar down the road on a hog, you should know how the state characterizes your ride. Learn more about what qualifies as a motorcycle and what doesn’t. For state-specific details, you can also refer to the motorcycle manual published by your local motor vehicle agency. You […]

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Ride By the Rules: Requirements for Legally Riding a Motorcycle by Kat Saks on

Ready to ride? Don’t be a rebel without a cause. Before you hop on your motorcycle, make sure you drive by the rules of the road. Get Your Motorcycle License or Endorsement While requirements for legally riding a motorcycle vary from state to state, all states share one common requirement: a license to ride. Depending […]

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Insurance Requirements When Registering a Motorcycle by Alicia Sparks on

Every state requires vehicle owners to have some sort of financial responsibility for their vehicles. Most commonly, this responsibility comes in the form of a traditional auto insurance policy, though some states allow drivers other options such as: Self-insurance. Posting bonds. Making cash deposits. Regardless of the form, no one can complete a vehicle registration […]

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How to Order Specialty License Plates For A Motorcycle by Nadia Ibanez on

Motorcycles, just like cars, require registration with your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). And depending on personal preference  you have the option to choose between a standard plate (motorcycles only require one rear plate) or a specialty plate.   Ordering Motorcycle Vanity License Plates Before ordering vanity or personalized license plates for your motorbike, […]

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Replacing a Lost Motorcycle Registration by Josh Tyson on

If we may speak for your grandmother momentarily: “We knew that as soon as you started riding around on that cursed motorcycle you’d become nothing more than a common outlaw. Just look at you now! You can’t even find your registration. Have you no respect for the rue of law?” Ahem. So, you lost your […]

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