A motorized bicycle is defined as a motor driven cycle under Indiana Law and has the following:
- has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider;
- is designed to travel on no more than three wheels on the ground;
- complies with applicable motor vehicle equipment requirements under IC 9-19 and 49 CFR 571;
- has a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cubic centimeters; and
- is registered as a Motor Driven Cycle - Class B. The term does not include an electric personal assistive mobility device.
You need a drivers license to ride a motorized bicycle in Indiana and you must be at least 15 years of age.
You must register a motorized bicycle in Indiana and mount a license plate on your bike.
- Registration fee $26.35
- Excise Tax: $10
Insurance is not required for a motorized bicycle in Indiana.
- Helmet required if under the age of 18
- Must operate in a position astride the seat
- Headlamps must be illuminated while operating
- You cannot carry a package in hand
- Operate near right-hand edge of roadway unless passing another vehicle or preparing for a left turn
- Operate at no more than 35 miles per hour
- Passengers are not allowed
- No interstate highway or sidewalk operation