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Atlanta Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Atlanta

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Motorcycle Laws in Atlanta

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Atlanta, GA Motorcycle Insurance

Atlanta, GA Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Atlanta


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Atlanta, GA: 25/50/25 [2]
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 50  Required coverage up to $50,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for property damage in an accident

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

Atlanta Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Atlanta

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Atlanta, GA.

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Atlanta

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Atlanta, GA

Motorcycle License Regulations in Atlanta, GA [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Atlanta
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Atlanta
    • Operators of motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, and 3-wheeled motorcycles must have a Class M driver's license or a Class MP instruction permit.
    • A person must be at least 16 to receive a Class M license.
    • Motorcycle license applicants who have successfully completed an approved rider education course will be required to pass an eye examination to obtain a Class M license.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Atlanta, GA [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Atlanta
    • No person may operate or ride upon a motorcycle unless he or she is wearing protective headgear that complies with standards established by the Commissioner of Public Safety.
    • No person may operate or ride upon a motorcycle that is not equipped with a windshield unless he or she is wearing an eye protective device that complies with standards established by the Commissioner of Public Safety.
    • Any motorcycle carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, must be equipped with footrests for such passenger.
    • Motorcycle handlebars cannot be more than 15 inches in height above that portion of the seat occupied by the operator.
    • Motorcycles cannot be equipped with a backrest more commonly known as a sissy bar that is designed in such a way as to create a sharp point at its apex.

Rider & Driver Facts in Atlanta, GA

Rider & Driver Facts in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Atlanta [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.

Atlanta Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Atlanta [2]
    • Rural interstates: 70 mph
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph
    • Other roads: 65 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in GA [4]
    • Georgia ranked 8th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Atlanta Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in GA [5]
    • In 2012, Georgia totaled 201,207 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 14th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: GA ranked 10th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Georgia

About Atlanta

The city of Atlanta (Georgia) has an approximate population of 420,003 and is located in Fulton County. [6]

GA Motorcycle Insurance

Atlanta, GA Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

In 2013, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured, down 5.4% from 93,000 in 2012 (Insurance Information Institute)

Additional Cities in GA

References

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

2. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)