Safety Laws


  • No minor (anyone under the age of 18) shall operate or ride on a motorcycle unless he is wearing protective headgear, of a type that is approved, securely fastened on his head.
  • All motorcycles are entitled to full use of a lane of traffic. The operator of a motorcycle shall not overtake and pass any vehicle in the same lane occupied by the other vehicle unless it is another motorcycle.
  • No person shall operate a motorcycle between lanes of traffic or between adjacent lines or rows of vehicles.
  • Motorcycles shall not be operated three or more abreast in a single lane of traffic.
  • No person shall operate any motorcycle with handlebars so positioned that his hands, when upon the grips, are above shoulder height when he is sitting astride the vehicle seat with the vehicle in an upright position.


       For a full listing of Wyoming's motor vehicle laws and motorcycle safety guidance, please consult the Motorcycle License Manual.