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Posted on: June 7, 2017

FPD Reminds Residents of Motor Driven Cycle Law

Fishers Chief of Police Mitch Thompson would like remind residents of the state law pertaining to motor driven cycles.

  • No more mopeds, scooters, or motorized bicycles…they are all motor driven cycles.
  • All must be registered and plated
  • Operators and passengers under the age of 18 must wear a helmet
  • Divides into two categories; 
- Class A MDCs
Greater than 50cc
Require Insurance
Require Operators License
- Class B MDCs
50cc or less
No license, no insurance
Requires ID
  • Class B Requirements 
- 15 years old
- ID card with MDC Endorsement
- No passengers
- No interstates or sidewalks
- Not faster than 35 mph

“I want to be sure that residents are aware of the laws relating to motor driven cycles and make sure that the riders operate in a responsible manner for their own safety and for the safety of others on the roadway” said Chief of Police Thompson.

Anyone with questions regarding motor driven cycles is encouraged to call Sergeant Tom Weger at 317-595-3308.
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