Is There A Helmet Law in Washington State?

Washington law states a helmet is required to be worn when operation a motorcycle, scooter or moped. RCW 46.37.530 reads: Motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, mopeds, electric-assisted bicycles—Helmets, other equipment—Children—Rules. It is unlawful: … (b) For any person to operate a motorcycle, moped, or motor-driven cycle which does not have a windshield unless wearing glasses, goggles, or a face … Continued

Why Do I need Uninsured (UM) / Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage?

Responsible drivers carry insurance to protect themselves in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, not everyone is as responsible as you. Sadly, it is estimated that 16% of drivers in the state of Washington do NOT have insurance. In 2015, The Insurance Research Council found that Washington state ranked #7 in the nation for having the greatest percentage … Continued

10 Laws Every Washington State Motorcyclist Should Know

It is important to follow these Washington state motorcycle laws to avoid getting hurt in an accident and to avoid getting a ticket! 1. Get a motorcycle license endorsement. All motorcycle riders are required to have a motorcycle endorsement on their driver’s license (RCW 46.20.500). There are two ways to obtain a Washington motorcycle endorsement. You … Continued