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Posted on: April 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Motor Driven Cycle Information


April 27,2018

Fishers, (Indiana) – Fishers Chief of Police Mitch Thompson would like residents to be aware of the state law pertaining to motor driven cycles.


No more mopeds, scooters, or motorized bicycles…they are all motor driven cycles.

All must be registered and plated

Operators and passengers under the age of 18 must wear a helmet

Divides into two categories;

Class A MDCs

Greater than 50cc

Require Insurance

Require Operators License

Class B MDCs

50cc or less

No license, no insurance

Requires ID

Class B requirements

15 years old

ID card with MDC Endorsement

No passengers

No interstates or sidewalks

Not faster than 35 mph

“I want to be sure that residents are aware of the laws relating to motor driven cycles and make sure that the riders operate in a responsible manner for their own safety and for the safety of others on the roadway” said Chief of Police Thompson.


Anyone with questions regarding motor driven cycles is encouraged to call Sergeant Tom Weger at 317-595-3308.

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