Delaware Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Required & Registration Required

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    In Delaware a motorized bicycle is classified as a moped/tri-ped and so a valid license and registration is required to ride it on public roads.


    You need a valid DE drivers license to ride a motorized bicycle in Delaware.


    Registration for a motorized bicycle costs $5 for 3 years in Delaware.

    Other Motorized Bicycle Laws

    The law for motorized bicycles in Delaware also states that you need the following:
    • A light on the front and rear of your bicycle
    • A bell or horn
    • A helmet must be worn
    • Bright colored clothing is recommended
    In Delaware, you cannot ride a motorized bicycle on interstate highways, limited access highways or on designated bicycle paths unless the motor is turned off.