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Newport Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Licenses in Newport

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Motorcycle Laws in Newport

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Motorcycle Insurance Providers in Newport, VT

Newport, VT Motorcycle Insurance

Newport, VT Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Newport


  • Minimum Liability Limits in Newport, VT: 25/50/10 [2]
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 50  Required coverage up to $50,000 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 Newport [2]
    • Insurer must verify randomly selected insurance policies upon request.

Newport Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Newport

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Newport, VT.

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Newport

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Newport, VT

Motorcycle License Regulations in Newport, VT [3]

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

Motorcycle License Laws in Newport
  • Motorcycle License Laws in Newport
    • Any applicant for a permit or an operator's license valid for operating a motorcycle, except a renewal applicant or an applicant who surrenders a valid motorcycle license issued by another state, shall successfully complete the rider training course or the department's motorcycle examination.
    • The Vermont Rider Education Program was established in 1990 to offer motorcycle rider training to anyone who wishes to enjoy the sport of motorcycling. The Program offers instructional courses to make your motorcycling safer and more enjoyable.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Newport, VT [3]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Newport
    • No person may operate or ride upon a motorcycle upon a highway unless he or she wears upon his head protective headgear reflectorized in part and of a type that conforms to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. The headgear shall be equipped with either a neck or chin strap.
    • The operator must also wear eye protection, if the vehicle is not equipped with a windshield.
    • Any motorcycle or motor-driven cycle carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, must be equipped with footrests for such passenger.
    • No person may operate any motorcycle or motor-driven cycle with handlebars more than 15 inches in height above that portion of the seat occupied by the operator.
    • All motorcycles and motor-driven cycle must be equipped with at least 1 headlight, taillight, brake light, and license plate lamp.

Rider & Driver Facts in Newport, VT

Rider & Driver Facts in Newport, VT

Newport Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in Newport [3]
    • Crashes are required to be reported in case of death, injury, or when property damage is in excess of $3000.
    • The deadline to file a report is 3 days.

Newport Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in Newport [2]
    • Rural interstates: 65 mph
    • Urban interstates: 55 mph
    • Other roads: 50 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in VT [4]
    • Vermont ranked 50th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Newport Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in VT [5]
    • In 2012, Vermont totaled 30,691 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 49th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: VT ranked 50th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Additional information about Vermont

About Newport

The city of Newport (Vermont) has an approximate population of 4,589 and is located in Orleans County. [6]

VT Motorcycle Insurance

Newport, VT Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

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

Additional Cities in VT

References

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

2. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

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

4. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

5. ^ Federal Highway Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)