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Carson City Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Carson City

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Motorcycle Laws in Carson City

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Carson City, NV

Carson City, NV Motorcycle Insurance

Carson City, NV Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Carson City


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Carson City, NV: 15/30/10 [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
    • 10  Required coverage up to $10,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in Carson City [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.

Carson City Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Carson City

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Carson City, NV.

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Carson City

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Carson City, NV

Motorcycle License Regulations in Carson City, NV [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Carson City
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Carson City
    • A person may not apply for a motorcycle license unless he or she is 16 years of age, has successfully completed any examinations issued by the DMV, and has completed a course of motorcycle safety.
    • The other requirements are the same as for a regular license.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Carson City, NV [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Carson City
    • Whenever operating a motorcycle, the driver and passenger shall wear a securely fastened helmet and protective glasses, goggles, or face shields.
    • If a motorcycle is equipped with a transparent windscreen, the driver need not wear glasses, goggles, or face shields.
    • Passengers shall ride behind the driver and astride the regular seat that was designed for 2 persons, astride another seat firmly attached to the rear of the driver, or in an attached sidecar. Passengers must have footrests.
    • Handlebars may not extend above the uppermost portion of the driver's shoulders when the driver sits on the seat.
    • Every motorcycle must be equipped with at least 1 rear tail lamp that emits a red light visible from 500 feet to the rear.

Rider & Driver Facts in Carson City, NV

Rider & Driver Facts in Carson City, NV

Carson City Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Carson City [3]
    • Crashes are required to be immediately reported.
    • Report of traffic accident needs to be completed within 10 days after an accident that occurred in Nevada and was not investigated at the scene by law enforcement.

Carson City Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Carson City [2]
    • Rural interstates: 75 mph
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph
    • Other roads: 70 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in NV [4]
    • Nevada ranked 36th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Carson City Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in NV [5]
    • In 2012, Nevada totaled 69,641 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 35th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: NV ranked 33rd in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Nevada

About Carson City

The city of Carson City (Nevada) has an approximate population of 55,274 and is located in Carson City County. [6]

NV Motorcycle Insurance

Carson City, NV Motorcycle Insurance

To learn more about about Motorcycle Insurance in Carson City, or for additional resources related to Carson City Motorcycle Insurance, visit the Nevada Department of Insurance.

Did you know?

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

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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 Nevada DOT

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)