to qualify as a moped in missouri you need these
1. auto tranny
2. 2hp max
3. 30mph max
4. pedals (they have since omitted this one)
if you qualify as a moped these are the rules
1. no helmet required
2. no license tags required
3. no insurance required
4. working brakelight/taillight and headlight
cops don*t know moped laws.
always carry the missouri drivers handbook with you.
there are 2 pages on mopeds in there and if you get
pulled over you whip this out and nicely point out
the requirements to the cops