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Albany Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Albany

^ There is no separate class of driver's license for motorcycle riders. [Read More]

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Motorcycle Laws in Albany

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Albany, LA

Albany, LA Motorcycle Insurance

Albany, LA Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Albany


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Albany, LA: 15/30/25 [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
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Albany [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.

Albany Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Albany

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Albany, LA.

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Albany

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Albany, LA

Motorcycle License Regulations in Albany, LA [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Albany
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Albany
    • There is no separate class of driver's license for motorcycle riders.
    • To operate a motorcycle, a person must obtain an endorsement to his or her regular driver's license. An endorsement can be obtained by passing an operation skills test and a knowledge test. An operation skills test does not have to be taken if the applicant successfully completed the Department-approved Motorcycle Safety, Awareness, and Operation Training Program.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Albany, LA [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Albany
    • All motorcycle riders must wear a properly equipped safety helmet.
    • All motorcycle operators must wear protective eye gear, unless the motorcycle is equipped with a windshield of sufficient height to protect the operator's eyes.
    • Passenger footrest required if carrying a passenger.
    • Every new motorcycle sold in Louisiana must have 2 red reflectors. All other motorcycles must have at least 1 reflector, which must be mounted properly so that it is visible for at least 100 feet.
    • Every motorcycle must have 2 properly equipped white headlights on the front of the motorcycle that emit a white beam.

Rider & Driver Facts in Albany, LA

Rider & Driver Facts in Albany, LA

Albany Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Albany [3]
    • Crashes must be reported immediately in cases of death, injury, or when property damage exceeds $500. Crashes must be reported when property damage exceeds $100.
    • The deadline to file a report is 1 day.

Albany Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Albany [2]
    • Rural interstates: 75 mph
    • Urban interstates: 70 mph
    • Other roads: 65 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in LA [4]
    • Louisiana ranked 24th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Albany Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in LA [5]
    • In 2012, Louisiana totaled 68,297 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 36th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: LA ranked 23rd in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Louisiana

About Albany

The village of Albany (Louisiana) has an approximate population of 1,088 and is located in Livingston County. [6]

LA Motorcycle Insurance

Albany, LA Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, there were about 8.5 million motorcycles on the road in 2012.

Additional Cities in LA

References

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

2. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)