What are the licensing requirements in Florida?

by Jenn
(Bradenton, FL)

I'm getting a 49cc scooter as soon as I have all thee answers I need.

1) Will I need insurance for it (state required)? If so, same coverage as a car?

2) Where do I go for state laws on these vehicles, I've searched and your site is as close as I've gotten. Thank you for this site

Answer: Jenn, some of these questions were asked in the past, and you'll find the answers here: http://www.motor-scooters-guide.com/do-you-need-a-license-to-ride-a-49cc-or-less-scooter-in-florida.html

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Sep 18, 2014
More information for Florida NEW
by: Anonymous

Moped: Class E license or higher- motorcycle endorsement is not required. Note: Passengers under 16 years of age must wear approved protective headgear. A Moped tag is required. Personal Injury Protection insurance is not required.

Scooters 50 cc or less: Class E License or higher - scooter must be street legal, (i.e., require proper operating equipment- brake lights, headlight, mirror etc. per S. 316 F.S., and tag, title and registration.

Sep 18, 2014
Licensing Florida NEW
by: 49cc rider FL

49cc scooters in florida require a license.

They do not require insurance though, motorcycles in florida it is not required.

Jun 22, 2013
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