Connecticut Motorcycle Laws - View All States Motorcycle Laws
We have put together a simple list of the primary Connecticut state motorcycle laws to help you when traveling through Connecticut on a motorcycle. These Connecticut motorcycle laws where confirmed accurate as of the time of publishing and are provided to you as a reference only. For Connecticut's complete motorcycle laws, please visit the Connecticut state Motor Vehicle website.

Safety Helmet: Required by law under age 18, required for instructional permit holders
Eye Protection: Required by law unless equipped with windscreen
Passenger Age: No Restrictions
Helmet Speakers: No Restrictions
Mirrors: One required by law
Headlight: Daytime headlight required by law. Modulating headlight permitted.
Turn Signals: Not Required
Handlebars: Height of operator's shoulders.
Muffler: Muffler required, baffles required, no cut-outs or straight pipes (Sec. 14-80. Mechanical Equipment).
Noise Restrictions: Maximum allowable A-weighted sound levels based on measurements taken at a distance of 50 ft from center lane of travel (Sec. 14-80a. Maximum Noise Levels): Model Year/<=35mph/>35mph-- Before 1/1/1975/82dba/86dba; On or after 1/1/1975/80dba/84dba (Sec. 14-80a-3. General Noise Limits).
Riding Two Abreast in Lane: Operation of motorcycles. The operator of a motorcycle shall be entitled to the full use of any single traffic lane, but the operation of more than two motorcycles abreast in any single traffic lane is prohibited.
Lane Splitting: The operator of a motorcycle shall not (1) overtake and pass, in the same single traffic lane occupied by such motorcycle, any motor vehicle other than a motorcycle or (2) operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic.
Insurance: Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(20/40/10) - 10% insurance discount for graduates of motorcycle rider education program.

These state motorcycle laws very verified as current at the time they were published on this page. Some laws may have been changed or repealed and new laws may have be added. Check with state and/or local authorities for the most up to date laws and regulations.