Q: Can I operate a motorized bycicle under 50cc in Michigan on public roads without a moped or driver's license?
Motor has a top speed of 28mph and produces 1.9hp. The displacement is 48cc and it has a muffler. The pedals would still be operable as normal and don't get removed in the process of installing the engine.
A: Put simply, no. Mopeds must be registered at a Secretary of State office unless operated solely on private property. A three-year registration decal costs about $15.00. If you do not have a valid operator or chauffeur license and are at least age 15, you may apply for a moped license. You must give up your moped license if you obtain a regular operator or chauffeur license, but you are not eligible for a moped license if your operator or chauffeur license is suspended, revoked or denied.
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