12212223State is not null4 American Motorcyclist Association > Rights > State Laws Database

New Jersey State Laws

Road

Accept Motorcycle Endorsement From Other States
Yes
Daytime Use of Headlight
Modulating headlight permitted per Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, 571.108
Eye Protection

Not required if the motorcycle is equipped with a wind screen meeting specifications established by the director, or if a three-wheeled motorcycle meeting certain requirements. N.J. Stat. §39:3-76.7, §39:3-76.8, §39:3-76.9

Handlebar Height
Handgrips below shoulder height
Helmet Speakers
No Restrictions
Lane Splitting

Not authorized

Maximum Sound Level
No statewide acoustical criteria.
Mirror Left(L) Right(R)
One required by law
Motorcycles operating two abreast in same lane
Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes
Muffler
No statewide acoustical criteria.
Passenger Age Restriction
None
Passenger Footrest
Required if carrying a passenger
Passenger Seat
Required if carrying a passenger
Periodic Safety Inspection

Exempt by Law - N.J. Stat. § 39:8-1

Radar Detector
No Restriction
Rider Education

Not Available

Rider-Education Waiver
Skill Test
Safety Helmet
Required by law-reflectorization required; New Jersey Statutes, Title 39, Section 3-76.7
State Insurance Requirements
Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(15/30/5)
Turn Signals
Not Required

Off Road

Eye Protection
Not Required
Headlight
Required after sunset
Maximum Sound Level
No Limit
Minimum Operator Age
Under age 16 can only operate if 90cc or less - Not allowed on public lands if under age 14
Muffler
Required by law
Operator License
Must carry liability insurance
Registration
Required by law
Rider Education Certification
Required under age 18
Safety Helmet
Required by law
Spark Arrestor
Not Required
Taillight
Required after sunset
Trails Program
Not Available
Vehicle Title
Not Required

States

Select a state

Vermont New Hampshire Massachusetts Rhode Island Connecticut New Jersey Deleware Maryland District of Columbia Washington Oregon California Nevada Arizona Utah Idaho Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Tennessee Alabama Florida Georgia South Carolina North Carolina Michigan Indiana Kentucky Ohio Maine Virginia West Virginia Pennsylvania New York Alaska Hawaii