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What is the state law on where and how you can place your license plate on your motorcycle?


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2011-04-13 22:00:02
2011-04-13 22:00:02

Just as on a car, a motorcycle tag has to be placed in the rear on the spot reserved for it. If there's no place for the tag, it's not a street-legal bike.

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To improve on this answer. On a motorcycle, they have after market side plate mounts and vertical mounts. Depending on what state (refer to your State Manual) you are in, maybe be legal/illegal. On my motorcyle, i have a after market vertical side plate mount, which is legal in the state of CT. Some other states, prohibit any vertical license plates.

Call the DMV or State Police in your state for more information about motorcycles or find it on line.

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