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Mississippi State Motorcycle Laws

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Accept Motorcycle Endorsement From Other States
Yes
Accept RiderEd Completion Card From Other States
N/A
Daytime Use of Headlight
Modulating headlight permitted per Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, 571.108
Eye Protection
Not Required
Handlebar Height

No restriction

Helmet Speakers
No Restrictions
Lane Splitting

Not authorized.

Maximum Sound Level
No acoustical criteria.
Mirror Left(L) Right(R)
None Required
Motorcycles operating two abreast in same lane
Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes
Muffler

Required, cut-outs prohibited; MS Code 63-7-55

Passenger Age Restriction
None
Passenger Footrest
Not Required
Passenger Seat
Not Required
Periodic Safety Inspection
Required by law
Radar Detector
No Restriction
Rider Education
Not Available
Rider-Education Waiver
No
Safety Helmet

Required by law; Mississippi Code, 63-7-64

State Insurance Requirements
Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(10/20/5)
Turn Signals
Not Required

Off Road

Eye Protection
Not Required
Headlight
Not Required
Maximum Sound Level
No Limit
Minimum Operator Age
All riders and passengers under age 16 who ride on public lands to wear a helmet and complete a safety course. Effective July, 1, 2011
Muffler
Not Required
Operator License
Not Required
Registration
Not Required
Rider Education Certification
Required for riders and passengers under age 16 who ride on public lands. Effective July 1, 2011
Safety Helmet
Required for riders and passengers under age 16 who ride on public lands. Effective July 1, 2011
Spark Arrestor
Not Required
Taillight
Not Required
Trails Program
Not Available
Vehicle Title
Not Required
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