Low-powered moped law takes effect
INDIANAPOLIS — A new state law requires owners of low-speed mopeds and scooters to register their vehicles with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
Beginning Thursday, owners of mopeds or scooters with engines smaller than 50 cubic centimeters must have a registration, a license plate and an Indiana identification card, and they must pass a test identifying street signs.
The license plates will be colored differently than plates for higherpowered mopeds and will cost $26.35 a year. The ID card costs $11.50.
Indiana State Police will give owners of the vehicles a one- month grace period before they start i ssui ng tickets for unregistered bikes. The BMV says l ocal l aw enforcement agencies also may provide grace periods.