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Bristol Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Bristol

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Motorcycle Laws in Bristol

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Bristol, CT

Bristol, CT Motorcycle Insurance

Bristol, CT Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Bristol


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Bristol, CT: 20/40/10 [2]
    • 20  Required coverage up to $20,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 40  Required coverage up to $40,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 10  Required coverage up to $10,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Bristol [2]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.

Bristol Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Bristol

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Bristol, CT.

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Bristol

    • Motorcycle helmets required for 17 and younger. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Bristol, CT

Motorcycle License Regulations in Bristol, CT [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Bristol
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Bristol
    • Applicants are eligible for a learner's permit at age 16, after passing a vision test and written test.
    • Applicants for motorcycle licenses between the ages of 16 and 18 must have the notarized consent of a parent, guardian, or spouse, proof that they have completed a novice motorcycle training course.
    • All applicants who want to obtain a motorcycle endorsement also must satisfactorily complete a novice motorcycle training course.
    • All applicants who have not had a Connecticut driver's license in the previous 2 years must pass a vision test, written test, and an on-the-road examination.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Bristol, CT [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Bristol
    • All motorcycle operators must wear a protective helmet if they are in their 1st year of licensure, holding learner's or instructor's permits, or under age 18. Passengers under age 18 are required to wear a protective helmet.
    • All motorcycle operators must either have a safety shield installed on the motorcycle, a helmet shield, or wear safety goggles.
    • A person operating a motorcycle shall not carry another person unless the motorcycle has a seat designed for 2 persons or there is a second seat firmly attached to the rear or side of the operator's seat.
    • Every motorcycle must have at least 1 tail lamp and 1 rear stop lamp; Every motorcycle must have at least 1 red rear reflector.
    • Every motorcycle must have either 1 or 2 headlamps.

Rider & Driver Facts in Bristol, CT

Rider & Driver Facts in Bristol, CT

Bristol Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Bristol [3]
    • Crashes are required to be reported when property damage exceeds $1000.
    • The deadline to file a report is 5 days.

Bristol Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Bristol [2]
    • Rural interstates: 65 mph
    • Urban interstates: 55 mph
    • Other roads: 55 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in CT [4]
    • Connecticut ranked 33rd in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Bristol Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in CT [5]
    • In 2012, Connecticut totaled 83,332 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 30th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: CT ranked 30th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Connecticut

About Bristol

The city of Bristol (Connecticut) has an approximate population of 60,477 and is located in Hartford County. [6]

CT Motorcycle Insurance

Bristol, CT Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

Currently, there is no motorcycle helmet use law in two states (Illinois and Iowa).

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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 Connecticut DOT

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)