Motorcycle, Motor Scooter & Moped Safety

policy

Enact a Universal Helmet Law

Status: Early Progress

Review and update/revise motorcycle, motor scooter, and moped related laws to improve clarity, consistency, and efficiency of defining, regulating, testing, and training for all two and three wheeled motor vehicles

Status: On-going

Direct fines/penalties and fees toward education programs

Status: Early Progress

Require registration of mopeds as their own class, as well as safety check and insurance, on an annual basis

Status: On-going

Identify and fix gaps in existing laws that support proper licensing, education, and insurance of motorcycles, motor scooters, and mopeds

Status: Early Progress

Make training mandatory, prior to getting a motorcycle, motor scooter, or moped license

Status: Early Progress

Engineering

Plan, design, and maintain roadways with motorcycle, motor scooter, and moped safety in mind (e.g. incorporate into Complete Streets policies, traffic calming, etc.)

Status: On-going

enforcement

Provide training for enforcement on all aspects of motorcycle, motor scooter, and moped safety

Status: On-going

Identify new technology that can improve enforcement of speeding motorcycles, motor scooters, and mopeds (e.g. technology, techniques, etc.)

Status: On-going

educationProvide increased funding for motorcycle, motor scooter, and moped safety programs

Status: Not Started

Develop public information programs that focus on drivers as well as riders (e.g. helmet use, alcohol, speeding, etc.)

Status: On-going

Develop Motorcycle Safety Task Force to implement strategies such as tiered licensing, etc.

Status: Not Started

Implement effective strategies identified in new and upcoming studies/findings

Status: On-going

Data

Improve data for motorcycle, motor scooter, and moped-specific crashes in order to identify key areas for prioritizing resources

Status: Early Progress

Create a motorcycle, motor scooter, and moped safety clearinghouse website to increase access to information and spread awareness

Status: Not Started