In Kentucky a motorized bicycle is defined as:
- having an automatic transmission.
- an engine of less than 50cc.
- travel at speeds of no more than 30mph.
To ride a motorized bicycle in Kentucky you need to be at least 16 years old and you also must obtain a moped permit.
If you have a drivers license or motorcycle license you do not need a moped permit.
A motorized bicycle needs to be registered in Kentucky if you want to ride it on public roads, just like a motorcycle.
Other Motorized Bicycle Laws
- A moped is not allowed on highways with a minimum speed limit above 30mph.