Arkansas State Motorcycle Laws


Arkansas State Motorcycle Laws

Accept Motorcycle Endorsement From Other States

Accept RiderEd Completion Card From Other States

Daytime Use of Headlight
Daytime use of headlight required by
Modulating headlight permitted per

Eye Protection
Required by law

Handlebar Height
No Restrictions

Helmet Speakers
No Restrictions

Lane Splitting
Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes.

Maximum Sound Level
No acoustical criteria.

Mirror Left(L) Right(R)
One required by law

Motorcycles operating two abreast in same lane
Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes

No acoustical criteria.

Passenger Age Restriction
Prohibits passengers under age 8.

Passenger Footrest
Required if carrying a passenger

Passenger Seat
Required if carrying a passenger

Periodic Safety Inspection
“Random” – Subject to Law Enforcement Road Side Inspection.

Radar Detector
No Restriction

Rider-Education Waiver
Skill Test

Safety Helmet
Required by law for both operators and passengers under the age of 21;

State Funded Rider Ed
Not Available

State Insurance Requirements
Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(25/50/15)

Traffic Actuated Signals
Left turn through traffic actuated red light allowed with caution after a complete stop.

Turn Signals
Not Required
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Sinister Kid

About The Author

Living and loving life! Riding my scoot down the road and watching life go by through my 19" chrome picture frame. Spending time with my hot ass Ol' Lady Krystal and two rad kids Yasmine and Xavier. Born in Cincinnati, OH Lived just about every where. Was raised mostly in Missouri. Been riding since I was 3 and wrenching since 9. Born in 1983 and will probably die fast... so get it while it last!

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