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Westlake Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Westlake

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

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Motorcycle Laws in Westlake

^ All motorcycle riders must wear a properly equipped safety helmet. [Read More]

Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Westlake, LA

Westlake, LA Motorcycle Insurance

Westlake, LA Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Westlake


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Westlake, 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 Westlake [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.

Westlake Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Westlake

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

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Westlake

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Westlake, LA

Motorcycle License Regulations in Westlake, LA [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Westlake
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Westlake
    • 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 Westlake, LA [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Westlake
    • 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 Westlake, LA

Rider & Driver Facts in Westlake, LA

Westlake Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Westlake [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.

Westlake Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Westlake [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.

Westlake 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 Westlake

The city of Westlake (Louisiana) has an approximate population of 4,568 and is located in Calcasieu County. [6]

LA Motorcycle Insurance

Westlake, LA Motorcycle Insurance

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

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)