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Wilmington Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Wilmington

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Motorcycle Laws in Wilmington

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE Motorcycle Insurance

Wilmington, DE Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Wilmington


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Wilmington, DE: 15/30/10 [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
    • 10  Required coverage up to $10,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Wilmington [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.
    • Insurer must verify randomly selected insurance policies upon request.
    • 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.

Wilmington Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Wilmington

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Wilmington, DE.

  • Motorcycle Insurance Requirements in Wilmington [2]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage
    • Personal injury protection coverage

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Wilmington

    • Motorcycle helmets required for 18 and younger. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Wilmington, DE

Motorcycle License Regulations in Wilmington, DE [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Wilmington
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Wilmington
    • No person shall operate a motorcycle without being properly licensed, having passed an examination testing the person's ability to operate such a vehicle safely, or without completing the Motorcycle Rider Education Program as implemented by the DOT.
    • Riders who take an endorsement skills test on a three-wheeled motorcycle will have a three-wheeled motorcycle restriction, in addition to the motorcycle endorsement, limiting their operation to three-wheeled motorcycles only.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Wilmington, DE [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Wilmington
    • Every person under age 19 operating or riding on a motorcycle shall have a safety helmet and wear an eye protection approved by the DOT.
    • If the motorcycle is designed for passengers, it must be equipped with passenger footrests.
    • A person operating a motorcycle shall ride only on the permanent and regular seat.
    • Every motorcycle shall be equipped with at least 1 and not more than 2 headlamps.

Rider & Driver Facts in Wilmington, DE

Rider & Driver Facts in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Wilmington [3]
    • Crashes are required to be immediately reported in cases of death or injury.
    • Crashes are required to be immediately reported when property damage exceeds $500.

Wilmington Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Wilmington [2]
    • Rural interstates: 65 mph
    • Urban interstates: 55 mph
    • Other roads: 55 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in DE [4]
    • Delaware ranked 47th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Wilmington Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in DE [5]
    • In 2012, Delaware totaled 30,730 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 48th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: DE ranked 45th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Delaware

About Wilmington

The city of Wilmington (Delaware) has an approximate population of 70,851 and is located in New Castle County. [6]

DE Motorcycle Insurance

Wilmington, DE Motorcycle Insurance

To learn more about about Motorcycle Insurance in Wilmington, or for additional resources related to Wilmington Motorcycle Insurance, visit the Delaware 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 Delaware DOT

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)