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Nevada Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Registrations in NV

^ There are 69,641 registered motorcycles in Nevada, the 35th highest number in the nation. [1]

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Motorcycle Insurance Coverage Requirements in Nevada

  • Minimum Liability Limits in NV: 15/30/10 [2]
    • 15  Required coverage up to $15,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 30  Required coverage up to $30,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 10  Required coverage up to $10,000 for property damage in an accident

  • Insurer Verification of Insurance in NV [2]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.
    • Insurers must submit entire list of insurance in effect, which may be compared with registrations at a state agency. Also known as a computer data law.

Nevada Motorcycle Insurance Liability Requirements

Required Motorcycle Insurance Coverage in Nevada

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

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

Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Nevada

    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [3]

Motorcycle Insurance Laws & Regulations in Nevada

Motorcycle License Regulations in Nevada [4]

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

Motorcycle License Regulations in Nevada
  • Motorcycle License Laws in NV
    • A person may not apply for a motorcycle license unless he or she is 16 years of age, has successfully completed any examinations issued by the DMV, and has completed a course of motorcycle safety.
    • The other requirements are the same as for a regular license.

Motorcycle Equipment Laws in Nevada [4]

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

  • Motorcycle Equipment Laws in NV
    • Whenever operating a motorcycle, the driver and passenger shall wear a securely fastened helmet and protective glasses, goggles, or face shields.
    • If a motorcycle is equipped with a transparent windscreen, the driver need not wear glasses, goggles, or face shields.
    • Passengers shall ride behind the driver and astride the regular seat that was designed for 2 persons, astride another seat firmly attached to the rear of the driver, or in an attached sidecar. Passengers must have footrests.
    • Handlebars may not extend above the uppermost portion of the driver's shoulders when the driver sits on the seat.
    • Every motorcycle must be equipped with at least 1 rear tail lamp that emits a red light visible from 500 feet to the rear.

Rider & Driver Facts in Nevada

Rider & Driver Facts in Nevada

Nevada Motorcycle Registrations

  • Registered Riders in NV [1]
    • In 2012, Nevada totaled 69,641 motorcycles registrations.
    • This number ranks 35th in the United States by state (including Washington, D.C.).
    • Note: NV ranked 33rd in the nation in total auto registrations (all vehicle types) in 2011.

Nevada Highway Facts

  • Speed Limits in NV [3]
    • Rural interstates: 75 mph
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph
    • Other roads: 70 mph
  • Consumption of Motor Fuel in NV [5]
    • Nevada ranked 36th in the U.S. in 2011 in total motor fuel consumption.

Nevada Accident Reporting Regulations

  • Accident Reporting in NV [4]
    • Crashes are required to be immediately reported.
    • Report of traffic accident needs to be completed within 10 days after an accident that occurred in Nevada and was not investigated at the scene by law enforcement.

Additional information about Nevada

About Nevada

Nevada as a whole has an approximate population of 2,700,551, which ranks 35th in the nation. [6]

NV Motorcycle Insurance

NV Motorcycle Insurance

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

Did you know?

Currently, there is no motorcycle helmet use law in two states (Illinois and Iowa).

Nevada Cities


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 Nevada DOT

5. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

6. ^ United States Census Bureau (2010)