Washington Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Required & Registration Required

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    A motorized bicycle is classed as a moped in Washington. The definition of a moped is a vehicle which:
    • Possess 2 to 3 wheels.
    • Has an engine that is 50ccs or smaller.
    • Has a maximum speed no higher than 30mph on level ground.

    You must be at least 16 years old with a drivers license to ride a motorized bicycle in Virginia.


    A motorized bicycle must be registered and titled to ride it on public roads in Washington.