Georgia Moped LawsMoped Defintion
Any motor driven cycle with an engine not exceeding 50 cubic centimeters (3.05 cubic inches), or two brake horsepower, that can propel the cycle at a speed not to exceed 30 miles per hour (MPH) and does not require clutching or shifting. The cycle may be equipped with two or three wheels and with or without foot pedals to allow for human muscular propulsion.
Every motor vehicle having a saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding mopeds. All motorcycles, scooters, minibikes, and motor bikes are considered motor-driven cycle.s
Mopeds are exempt from the provisions relating to the registration and licensing of motor vehicles
Moped Licensing Requirements
Must be 15 years of age and have in their possession a valid driver’s license, instructional permit or limited permit
Georgia Standard Instructional Permit Requirements
Applicants must be at least 15 years old and be able to pass the eye and knowledge test. When driving, there must be a licensed driver at least 21 years old in the front seat with him or her at all times. The permit is valid for 24 months. Parental consent is required for applicants under 18 years of age.
Additionally, you may not apply or keep a driver's permit or license if you withdraw from school (if you are under age 18), have a total of 10 unexcused absenses or have certain conduct infractions.
Class M - Motorcycle Instructional Permit Requirements
All applicants must pass an eye test and an examination of motorcycle knowledge. An issued Class M instruction permit is valid for 6 months, after which time the applicant may return to the issuing station and take a road test. It is not mandatory for a Class M license applicant to obtain a Class M Instructional Permit before taking the Class M examination. Restrictions for a Class M instructional permit are the following: