Do I need motorcycle insurance for my scooter?

Some insurance companies cover scooters according to motorcycle insurance policies. Others take out special scooter insurance. How do you know if scooter insurance is required in your state? If your scooter engine measures 50 cubic centimeters (cc) or more, you may need to insure it in your condition.

Each state defines and regulates "scooters" a little differently, often depending on the size of the engine. And scooters can have a variety of engine sizes. For example, a small scooter may have a 50cc engine, while a large scooter may have 650cc or more, according to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

You can also check with your local insurance agent to see if insurance is required for your particular scooter.

Some scooter insurance covers motorcycle insurance. Others take out special scooter insurance. How do you know if scooter insurance is required in your state? Generally, if your scooter engine measures 50 cubic centimeters (cc) or more, your condition may require you to insure it.

Each state defines and regulates scooters a little differently, often depending on the size of the engine. And scooters can have a variety of engine sizes. For example, a small scooter may have a 50cc engine, while a large scooter may have 650cc or more, according to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.