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

Safety Helmet: Required by law
Eye Protection: Required by law unless equipped with windscreen
Passenger Age: No Restriction
Helmet Speakers: Single earphone only
Mirrors: Two required by law
Headlight: No Restriction
Turn Signals: Not Required
Handlebars: Maximum of 15" above seat
Muffler: Muffler required.
Noise Restrictions: Maximum allowable A-weighted sound levels based on measurement distance of 50 feet (Sec. 11.14.07.04): 1)After 7/1/75 82-86dBA 2)after 1/1/79 78-82dBA.
Riding Two Abreast in Lane: Operating on laned roadways Motorcycles not to be driven more than two abreast.- Motorcycles may not be operated more than two abreast in a single lane.
Lane Splitting: Overtaking and passing.- The operator of a motorcycle may not overtake and pass in the same lane occupied by the vehicle being overtaken (d) Driving between lanes of traffic prohibited.- A person may not operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles
Insurance: Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(20/40/10)

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 Some laws may have been changed or repealed and new laws may have be added.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.