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Florida Driver Handbook: Mopeds

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Florida Driver Handbook: Mopeds

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6. Sharing the Road

Persons riding mopeds have the same rights and duties as drivers of motor vehicles. Moped riders committing traffic violations will receive citations.

Know and obey these moped laws:

  • You must be 16 years of age or older to operate a moped on a public road.
  • Operators of mopeds must have the minimum of a Class E license. No motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • Mopeds must be registered annually and a tag purchased.
  • Mopeds may not be operated on bicycle paths or foot paths.
  • Moped operators do not have to carry PIP insurance.
  • Operators 16 years of age or older are not required to wear helmets.