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Fall River Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Fall River

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Motorcycle Laws in Fall River

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Fall River, MA

Fall River, MA Motorcycle Insurance

Fall River, MA Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Fall River


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Fall River, MA: 20/40/5 [2]
    • 20  Required coverage up to $20,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 40  Required coverage up to $40,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 5  Required coverage up to $5,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Fall River [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.

Fall River Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Fall River

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Fall River, MA.

  • Motorcycle Insurance Requirements in Fall River [2]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage
    • Uninsured motorist coverage
    • Underinsured motorist coverage
    • Personal injury protection coverage

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Fall River

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Fall River, MA

Motorcycle License Regulations in Fall River, MA [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Fall River
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Fall River
    • Class M: A motorcycle or any other motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the rider and designed to travel with no more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground.
    • To minimize the risk and maximize the fun of motorcycling, the Registry of Motor Vehicles sponsors the Massachusetts Rider Education Program (MREP).
    • Junior Operators (under the age of 18) are required to complete the MREP basic rider course (which includes a motorcycle skills test) to get a motorcycle license in addition to the requirements needed to obtain a Junior Operator Class D License.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Fall River, MA [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Fall River
    • Every operator of or rider on a motorcycle must wear protective headgear and eye-goggles if motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield or screen.
    • Motorcyclists are exempt from wearing protective headgear when participating in a parade.
    • Passenger footrest required if carrying a passenger.
    • Every motorcycle must be equipped with either a split service brake system or 2 independently actuated service brake systems.
    • Every motorcycle must be equipped with 1 white headlamp, 1 red rear lamp, 1 rear stop lamp, and a registration plate illuminator.

Rider & Driver Facts in Fall River, MA

Rider & Driver Facts in Fall River, MA

Fall River Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Fall River [3]
    • Crashes are required to be reported in cases of death, injury, or if property damage exceeds $1000.
    • The deadline to file a report is 5 days.

Fall River Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Fall River [2]
    • Rural interstates: 65 mph
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph
    • Other roads: 55 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in MA [4]
    • Massachusetts ranked 21st in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Fall River Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in MA [5]
    • In 2012, Massachusetts totaled 124,121 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 25th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: MA ranked 15th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Massachusetts

About Fall River

The city of Fall River (Massachusetts) has an approximate population of 88,857 and is located in Bristol County. [6]

MA Motorcycle Insurance

Fall River, MA Motorcycle Insurance

To learn more about about Motorcycle Insurance in Fall River, or for additional resources related to Fall River Motorcycle Insurance, visit the Massachusetts Department of Insurance.

Did you know?

The number of miles you typically ride per a year and where you store your bike can directly affect your motorcycle insurance rates.

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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 Massachusetts DOT

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)