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West Haven Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in West Haven

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Motorcycle Laws in West Haven

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in West Haven, CT

West Haven, CT Motorcycle Insurance

West Haven, CT Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in West Haven


  • Minimum Liability Limits in West Haven, 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 West Haven [2]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.

West Haven Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in West Haven

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

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in West Haven

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

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in West Haven, CT

Motorcycle License Regulations in West Haven, CT [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in West Haven
  • Motorcycle License Laws in West Haven
    • 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 West Haven, CT [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in West Haven
    • 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 West Haven, CT

Rider & Driver Facts in West Haven, CT

West Haven Accident Reporting Regulations

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

West Haven Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in West Haven [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.

West Haven 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 West Haven

The city of West Haven (Connecticut) has an approximate population of 55,564 and is located in New Haven County. [6]

CT Motorcycle Insurance

West Haven, CT Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

Currently, laws requiring only some motorcyclists to wear a helmet are in place in 28 states.

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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)