A motorized bicycle is classified as a moped in Georgia. A moped is defined as a a motor-driven cycle with an engine no bigger than 50cc.
A valid drivers license is required to ride a motorized bicycle in Georgia and you must be at least 15 years old.
Motorized bicycles are not required to be registered or titled in Georgia as long as:
- the motor is less than 50cc.
- it doesn't exceed 30mph.
- it has an automatic transmission
If the engine is larger than 51cc then the motorized bicycle must be registered as a motorcycle.
Other Motorized Bicycle Laws
Georgia also has some other motorized bicycle requirements when riding on public roads:
- You can only ride your motorized bicycle on a public road that has a speed limit of 35 mph or less.
- A helmet is required to be worn.