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Shafter Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Shafter

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Motorcycle Laws in Shafter

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Shafter, CA

Shafter, CA Motorcycle Insurance

Shafter, CA Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Shafter


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Shafter, CA: 15/30/5 [2]
    • 15  Required coverage up to $15,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 30  Required coverage up to $30,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 5  Required coverage up to $5,000 for property damage in an accident
    • Note: CA has a California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan for low-income drivers with low-cost policy limits of $10,000/$20,000/$3,000.

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Shafter [2]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.
    • Insurer must verify financial responsibility or insurance after an accident or arrest.
    • Insurers must submit entire list of insurance in effect, which may be compared with registrations at a state agency. Also known as a computer data law.

Shafter Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Shafter

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Shafter, CA.

  • Motorcycle Insurance Requirements in Shafter [2]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Shafter

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Shafter, CA

Motorcycle License Regulations in Shafter, CA [3]

Detailed information about Shafter laws and regulations regarding obtaining and maintaining a motorcycle license in the state.

Motorcycle License Laws in Shafter
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Shafter
    • Motorcycles may be operated by holders of instruction permits who are at least 15 years and 6 months old and have completed both an approved driver education course and a driver training course, or by holders of instruction permits who are at least 17 years and 6 months old.
    • Motorcycles may not be operated by either instruction permit holder after dark or on freeways and may not carry passengers.
    • Class M1 or M2 licenses shall not be issued to persons under 21 unless they provide evidence of completion of an approved motorcycle safety training program.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Shafter, CA [3]

Various regulations and laws in Shafter regarding riders and passengers of motorcycles, as well as the equipment used on bikes.

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Shafter
    • All riders and passengers of motorcycles and mopeds must wear a safety helmet.
    • Eye protection is not required for riders in California.
    • A person shall not drive a two-wheel motorcycle that is equipped with handlebars so positioned that the hands of the driver, when upon the grips, are more than six inches above his or her shoulder height when sitting astride the seat.
    • Motorcycles must have at least 1 mirror located so as to give the driver a view of at least 200 feet to the rear of the vehicle.
    • Motorcycles must have 1 or 2 head-lamps that turn on automatically when the engine is started and remain lighted while the engine is running.

Rider & Driver Facts in Shafter, CA

Rider & Driver Facts in Shafter, CA

Shafter Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Shafter [3]
    • Crashes are required to be reported in cases of death or injury or when property damage exceeds $750.
    • Reports must be filed within 10 days.

Shafter Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Shafter [2]
    • Rural interstates: 70 mph (Trucks: 55 mph)
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph (Trucks: 55 mph)
    • Other roads: 65 mph (Trucks: 55 mph)
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in CA [4]
    • California ranked 1st in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Shafter Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in CA [5]
    • In 2012, California totaled 787,521 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 1st in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: CA ranked 1st in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about California

About Shafter

The city of Shafter (California) has an approximate population of 16,988 and is located in Kern County. [6]

CA Motorcycle Insurance

Shafter, CA Motorcycle Insurance

To learn more about about Motorcycle Insurance in Shafter, or for additional resources related to Shafter Motorcycle Insurance, visit the California Department of Insurance.

Did you know?

Many insurance companies offer discounts on insurance for graduates of motorcycle training courses.

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References

1. ^ Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCIAA)

2. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

3. ^ AAA Digest of Motor Laws and/or California DOT

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)