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

Safety Helmet: Every person operating or riding on a motorcycle shall have in that person's possession a safety helmet approved by the Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security (hereinafter "Secretary") through the Office of Highway Safety. Every person up to 19 years of age operating or riding on a motorcycle shall wear a safety helmet and eye protection approved by the Secretary.
Eye Protection: Required by law (approved eye protection)
Passenger Age: No Restrictions
Helmet Speakers: No Restrictions
Mirrors: One required by law
Headlight: Modulating headlight permitted
Turn Signals: Required by law
Handlebars: Maximum of 15" above seat
Muffler: Muffler required, no cut-outs (Sec. 71-II-12. Exhaust System).
Noise Restrictions: Maximum allowable A-weighted sound levels based on measurements taken at a distance of 50 ft from center lane of travel or 20" from exhaust outlet (Sec. 71-II-4. Allowable Noise Levels): 1) Highway Operation less than 35mph--78-80dba; 2) Highway Operation above 35mph--82-84dba; 3)Stationary at 50ft 78-80dba; 4)Stationary at 20"--95dba.
Riding Two Abreast in Lane: Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes
Lane Splitting: Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes
Insurance: Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(15/30/10) - Insurance discount available for 3 years following completion of 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 Some laws may have been changed or repealed and new laws may have be added.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.