WE RIDE TOO!

The Trantolo family has been riding for over 50 years and we are proud to represent and support Connecticut’s motorcycle community.

Please consider our firm a dedicated resource for any of your motorcycle legal needs.


Below is a list of common Motorcycle Laws for Connecticut and surrounding states.

CT MA NY RI NH VT ME NJ PA
Blood Alcohol Limit .08 .08 .08 .08 .08 .08 .08 .10 .10
Helmet N
2,3
Y Y
1
N
3,5,6
N
2
Y
1
N
7
Y Y
Eye Protection Y
8
Y
8
Y Y Y
8
Y
8
N Y Y
Handlebar Height 15″
9
15″
9
15″
9
15″
9
15″
9
15″
9
10 No Req. 10
Headlights Daytime N11 N Y N N N Y N N
Mirrors Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Passenger Foot Rests
(w/ passenger)
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Passenger Seat
(w/ passenger)
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Passenger Handholds
(w/passenger)
N N N Y Y N N N Y
Periodic Inspection Y
Random
Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Legend

1 Reflectorization Required
2 Required Under 18yrs. Old
3 Required for Instructional Permit Holders
4 Required Under 19yrs. Old
5 Required Under 21yrs. Old
6 Required for Passenger
7 Required for 1yr after getting license and under 15yrs. old
8 Required Unless equipped with Windshield
9 15″ Maximum above Seat
10 Grips Under Shoulder’s While Sitting on Bike
11 Required for Bikes 1980 or Newer