Do you need a license?

by Dustin

Do you need a license to drive down the road, (not a highway) with a scooter 49cc or less in the state of Connecticut?

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Oct 08, 2009
CT driving
by: Ron Goldwyn

Finally another member from CT. I must assume that you presently do not have a scooter or you would not be asking. Please go online to our MVB and download all the laws for bicycles with assisted engines.
Basically to ride any vehicle with an engine on public streets requires the driver to have a MVB drivers license. In addition if the scooter has an engine greater than 49cc, the driver MUST obtain a valid motorcycle drivers license and the vehicle must be registered with licence plates and carry liability insurance.
Scooters with 49cc engines or less may go on public roads, but not on restricted access highways as they are incapable of maintaining speeds in excess of 35MPH, but still require lights mirrors brakes turn signals, horn, etc., that are required to be street legal.
The drivers of scooters and cycles MUST wear eye glasses or have a windshield.
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