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Alaska Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Registrations in AK

^ There are 31,940 registered motorcycles in Alaska, the 46th highest number in the nation. [1]

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Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Alaska

  • Minimum Liability Limits in AK: 50/100/25 [2]
    • 50  Required coverage up to $50,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 100  Required coverage up to $100,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in AK [2]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.

Alaska Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Alaska

Mandatory motorcycle insurance coverage for riders in the state of Alaska.

  • Motorcycle Insurance Requirements in AK [2]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Alaska

    • Motorcycle helmets required for 17 and younger. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Alaska

Motorcycle License Regulations in Alaska [4]

Detailed information about Alaska laws and regulations regarding obtaining and maintaining a motorcycle license in the state.

Motorcycle License Regulations in Alaska
  • Motorcycle License Laws in AK
    • Licenses are required for operators at least 16 years old.
    • Learner's permits are available for those age 14, but they must ride under the supervision of a licensed motorcycle operator at least 19 years old.
    • Operators under age 18 are required to have a 6-month instruction permit.
    • A license is required for mopeds. Driver's must be 14 years old, and the bikes can have a maximum engine size of 50 cc.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Alaska [4]

Various regulations and laws in Alaska regarding riders and passengers of motorcycles, as well as the equipment used on bikes.

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in AK
    • Reflectorized helmets are required for operators age 17 and under, for passengers of all ages, and for operators with learner or instructional permits.
    • Glasses, goggles, or a windscreen is required.
    • Passenger seat and footrests are required if carrying passengers.
    • Left and right rearview mirrors are required. Taillights are required.
    • Daytime headlights must be on while the motorcycle is in operation.

Rider & Driver Facts in Alaska

Rider & Driver Facts in Alaska

Alaska Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in AK [1]
    • In 2012, Alaska totaled 31,940 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 46th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: AK ranked 49th in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Alaska Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in AK [3]
    • Rural interstates: 65 mph
    • Urban interstates: 55 mph
    • Other roads: 55 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in AK [5]
    • Alaska ranked 49th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Alaska Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in AK [4]
    • Crashes must be reported in cases of death or injury or when property damage exceeds $2,000.
    • The deadline to issue a report is 10 days.

Additional information about Alaska

About Alaska

Alaska as a whole has an approximate population of 710,231, which ranks 50th in the nation. [6]

AK Motorcycle Insurance

AK Motorcycle Insurance

To learn more about Motorcycle Insurance in Alaska, or for additional resources related to Alaska Motorcycle Insurance, visit the Alaska Department of Insurance.

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Much like car insurance, maintaining a good driving record can help keep motorcycle insurance rates low.

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1. ^ Federal Highway Administration

2. ^ Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCIAA)

3. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

4. ^ AAA Digest of Motor Laws and/or Alaska DOT

5. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)