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Portland Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Portland

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Motorcycle Laws in Portland

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Portland, ME Motorcycle Insurance

Portland, ME Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Portland


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Portland, ME: 50/100/25 [2]
    • 50  Required coverage up to $50,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 100  Required coverage up to $100,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for property damage in an accident
    • Note: In addition, policyholders must also carry at least $2,000 for medical payments.

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Portland [2]
    • Insurer must verify financial responsibility or insurance after an accident or arrest.

Portland Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Portland

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Portland, ME.

  • Motorcycle Insurance Requirements in Portland [2]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage
    • Uninsured motorist coverage
    • Underinsured motorist coverage

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Portland

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

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Portland, ME

Motorcycle License Regulations in Portland, ME [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Portland
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Portland
    • Operation of a motorcycle, motor-drive cycle, or moped requires a special endorsement on a license.
    • A person must be at least 16 years of age to apply for a motorcycle instruction permit.
    • An instruction permit applicant must pass a vision test and a knowledge test related specifically to the safe operation of a motorcycle, motor-driven cycle or moped. An applicant must complete a motorcycle driver education program.
    • An instruction permit holder may operate a motorcycle, motor-driven cycle or moped must wear a helmet. The permit does not allow the holder to carry a passenger or ride out of state.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Portland, ME [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Portland
    • Protective headgear is required for all riders under 18 and passengers of operators under 18, and operators with a learner's permit or within 1 year of successfully completing a driving test.
    • Eye protection is not required for riders in Maine.
    • Passenger footrest required if carrying a passenger.
    • Handlebars of a motorcycle may not be higher than shoulder level of the driver.
    • A motorcycle must have a mirror mounted and adjusted to allow the driver a clear, reflected view of the highway in the rear for a distance of at least 200 feet.

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Motorcycle Dealers in Portland

Dealerships selling new and/or used motorcycles locally in or near Portland, ME.


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Motorcycle Training in Portland

Companies offering motorcycle training in or near Portland, ME.

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Rider & Driver Facts in Portland, ME

Rider & Driver Facts in Portland, ME

Portland Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Portland [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 $1000.

Portland Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Portland [2]
    • Rural interstates: 75 mph
    • Urban interstates: 75 mph
    • Other roads: 60 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in ME [4]
    • Maine ranked 40th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Portland Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in ME [5]
    • In 2012, Maine totaled 53,268 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 41st in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: ME ranked 42nd in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Household Income in Portland, ME

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Additional information about Maine

About Portland

The city of Portland (Maine) has an approximate population of 66,194 and is located in Cumberland County. [6]

ME Motorcycle Insurance

Portland, ME Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

Currently, 19 states and the District of Columbia have laws requiring all motorcyclists to wear a helmet.

Additional Cities in ME

References

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

2. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)