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Minnesota State Laws

Road

Accept Motorcycle Endorsement From Other States
Yes
Accept RiderEd Completion Card From Other States
N/A
Daytime Use of Headlight
Required by state law; 169.974, 5(i) Modulating headlight permitted per Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, 571.108
Eye Protection
Required by law; 169.974, 4(a)
Handlebar Height
No Restrictions.
Helmet Speakers
Single earphone only; 169.471
Lane Splitting
Not authorized; 169.974, 5(e)
Maximum Sound Level
Max A-weighted sound level ranges from 80-90dBA measured at 50 feet; Rule 7030.1050
Mirror Left(L) Right(R)
One required by law; 169.974, 3
Motorcycles operating two abreast in same lane
Yes; 169.974, 5(e)
Muffler
Required. No modification to increase noise beyond the levels stipulated; Rule 7030.1010
Passenger Age Restriction
None
Passenger Footrest
Required if carrying a passenger; 169.974, 3
Passenger Seat
Required if carrying a passenger; 169.974, 5(a)
Periodic Safety Inspection
Required by law - random; 169.771
Radar Detector
No Restriction
Rider Education
Available for all eligible applicants-required under age 18; MN Dept. of Traffic Safety
Rider-Education Waiver
Skill Test
Safety Helmet
Required by law under age 18, required for instructional permit holders; Minnesota Statutes Section 169.974, subsection 4
State Insurance Requirements
Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(30/60/10)
Traffic Actuated Signals
Affirmative Defense; Minnesota Statutes, 169.06 Signals and Markings, Subd. 9
Turn Signals
Not Required

Off Road

Eye Protection
Required by law
Headlight
Lighted at all times if so equipped
Maximum Sound Level
ATV: 99dba @ 20 Inches/ OHV: 96dba @ 20 Inches
Minimum Operator Age
Under 12 requires supervision by a person the age of 18 on public lands
Muffler
Required by law
Operator License
Not Required
Registration
Required by law
Rider Education Certification
Required if under 16 years of age
Safety Helmet
Required under age 18
Spark Arrestor
Required by law
Taillight
Lighted at all times if so equipped
Trails Program
Available
Vehicle Title
Not Required

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