A motorized bicycle is classed as a moped/motor-driven cycle in Vermont. It must meet the following criteria:
- Cannot exceed 30mph on a level surface.
- Engine must operate without a need for clutching or shifting.
- Cannot possess an engine larger than 50ccs.
- Restricted to 2 or 3 wheels.
To ride a motorized bicycle in Vermont you need a valid drivers license.
A motorized bicycle must be registered and insured to ride it on public roads in Vermont. You will need to get your motorized bicycle inspected and it requires:
You will be issued with special motor-driven cycle plates once the vehicle passes the inspection.
- A horn.
- Front and rear lights.
- Front fender.
- No cracked tires.
Other Motorized Bicycle Laws
- A helmet is not required to be worn.