Just baught my first moped

"I just bought a 1978 Puch Maxi with 1078 miles on the odometer. It sat in the back of this lady's garage since 1982.The paint looks like new but the chrome needs cleaning up a bit. It even has some cool Puch leather saddlebags. Anyway, after a Saturday of cleaning the carb and flushing the gas tank I got it started and it seems to run fine. My question is - what are the rules of the road for a moped? Do you need a motorcycle license? Do you need license tags, inspection, and insurance? "

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"I to have a 1978 Puch Maxi (minus the saddlebags) and when I bought mine it had 1111 miles on the ""O""<p>The common rules for moped use in the US is if you have a drivers license all you need is proof of ownership (and/or Title) and go down the the Secreta"

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"to add to bill's, there are a few rules that you should adhere to in order to not have problems with the police. avoid riding on the sidewalks- if you need to then cut your engine and pedal. i recently got a ticked for coasting onto a sidewalk, even tho"

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one more thing: be aware that they will ask you how much you paid for your moped when you go the secretary of states office to get registered. whatever you tell them- the'll charge you tax for. and i doubt they'd check with the little old lady you bought it from to verify.

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: one more thing: be aware that they will ask you how much you paid for your moped when you go the secretary of states office to get registered. whatever you tell them- the'll charge you tax for. and i doubt they'd check with the little old lady you bought it from to verify. <p>just one more side note: I don't know about your state but in Michigan you need a helmet until your 18 (or so it reads on my Moped Drivers License)

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virginia rules b/c you dont need anything to drive a moped.EXCEPT be 16 years of age<p>

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WILL BOWE /

"vanessa- my name is will and I own a 77& 78 Puch mopeds, i know EVERY PART of them, any questions at all, Mail me up and ill help you out. <p>"

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