Georgia Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Required & Registration Not Required

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    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.