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Alabama State Motorcycle Laws

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Accept Motorcycle Endorsement From Other States
N/A
Accept RiderEd Completion Card From Other States
No
Daytime Use of Headlight
Modulating headlight permitted per Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, 571.108
Eye Protection
Not Required
Handlebar Height
Maximum of 15" above seat; Code of Ala. 32-5A-244(b)
Helmet Speakers
No Restrictions
Lane Splitting
Lemon Law Coverage
Maximum Sound Level
No acoustical criteria.
Mirror Left(L) Right(R)
One required by law for all motor vehicles; Code of Ala. Section 32-5-214
Motorcycles operating two abreast in same lane
Muffler
No acoustical criteria.
Passenger Age Restriction
None
Passenger Footrest
Required if carrying a passenger; Code of Ala. Section 32-5A-244(a)
Passenger Seat
Required if carrying a passenger; Code of Ala. Section 32-5A-241
Periodic Safety Inspection
None
Radar Detector
No Restriction
Rider-Education Waiver
No
Safety Helmet
Required by law; Code of Ala. Section 32-5A-245(a). -- Helmet specifications available at; Section 32-12-41
State Insurance Requirements
Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(20/40/10)
Turn Signals
Not Required

Off Road

Eye Protection
Not Required
Headlight
Not Required
Maximum Sound Level
No acoustical criteria.
Minimum Operator Age
No Restriction
Muffler
No acoustical criteria.
Operator License
Not Required
Registration
Not Required
Rider Education Certification
Not Required
Safety Helmet
Not Required
Spark Arrestor
Not Required
Taillight
Not Required
Trails Program
Not Available
Vehicle Title
Not Required
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