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Wyoming Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Registrations in WY

^ There are 31,319 registered motorcycles in Wyoming, the 47th highest number in the nation. [1]

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Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Wyoming


  • Minimum Liability Limits in WY: 25/50/20 [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
    • 20  Required coverage up to $20,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in WY [2]
    • Insurer must verify randomly selected insurance policies upon request.
    • 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.

Wyoming Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Wyoming

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Wyoming.

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Wyoming

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

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Wyoming

Motorcycle License Regulations in Wyoming [4]

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

Motorcycle License Regulations in Wyoming
  • Motorcycle License Laws in WY
    • Class M licenses are issued for motorcycles. The designation may be added to a license valid for any other class or may be issued as the only class on a license if the applicant is not licensed for any other classification.
    • The Wyoming DOT offers a Basic Rider Course developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. It's designed for those who have little or no riding experience, and contains approximately 20 hours of instruction, both in the classroom and on-cycle.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Wyoming [4]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in WY
    • Drivers 18 years or under operating a motorcycle on public streets, highways, or thoroughfares must wear protective headgear.
    • Eye protection is not required for riders in Wyoming.
    • Any motorcycle carrying a passenger, other than in a sidecar or enclosed cab, must be equipped with footrests for the passenger.
    • Handlebars must not be positioned so that the grips are above the shoulder height of the operator.
    • A motorcycle must be equipped with at least 1 head-lamp, 1 tail lamp, 1 rear red reflector, 1 stop lamp, and a white light that illuminates the license plate.

Rider & Driver Facts in Wyoming

Rider & Driver Facts in Wyoming

Wyoming Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in WY [1]
    • In 2012, Wyoming totaled 31,319 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 47th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: WY ranked 47th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Wyoming Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in WY [3]
    • Rural interstates: 75 mph
    • Urban interstates: 60 mph
    • Other roads: 65 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in WY [5]
    • Wyoming ranked 44th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Wyoming Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in WY [4]
    • Crashes are required to be immediately reported in cases of death or injury.
    • Crashes are required to be immediately reported when property damage exceeds $1,000.

Wyoming Demographics

Age Breakdown in Wyoming

Approximately 74% residents in WY are 20 and older, while 21% are between ages 5 and 19, and 6% are under the age of 5. [6]


Household Income: Wyoming vs. U.S.

The median household income in the state of Wyoming is $58,587, which is about 1 percent more than the median income for the United States overall of $58,283. [6]


Income Breakdown in Wyoming

About 11% of households in WY have incomes below the poverty level. Below is the complete income breakdown for the state. [6]


Additional information about Wyoming

About Wyoming

Wyoming as a whole has an approximate population of 563,626, which ranks 48th in the nation. [6]

WY Motorcycle Insurance

WY Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

Currently, there is no motorcycle helmet use law in two states (Illinois and Iowa).

Wyoming Cities

References

1. ^ Federal Highway Administration

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

3. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

4. ^ AAA Digest of Motor Laws and/or Wyoming DOT

5. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)