11.15.35.03

.03 Mopeds and Motor Scooters.

A. Mandatory Titling. An individual who owns a moped or motor scooter shall:

(1) Apply, in a format determined by the Administration, for a title and include on the application:

(a) The vehicle identification number;

(b) A serial number; or

(c) A unique identifying number issued by the Administration; and

(2) Pay the following fees:

(a) For a moped or motor scooter owned by the applicant prior to October 2, 2012, and titled prior to October 2, 2013, a title decal fee as set forth in Transportation Article, §13-106(d)(4)(i), Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(b) For all other mopeds or motor scooters:

(i) A title decal fee as set forth in Transportation Article, §13-106(d)(4)(i), Annotated Code of Maryland;

(ii) An excise tax as set forth in Transportation Article, §13-809(a)(2)(iv), Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(iii) A title fee as set forth in Transportation Article, §13-802(b)(2), Annotated Code of Maryland.

B. All mopeds and motor scooters in use on public highways as defined in Transportation Article, §11-127, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall display the title decal on the rear of the vehicle in a visible position.

C. Title decals may not be transferred to:

(1) Another vehicle; or

(2) A subsequent owner of the same vehicle.

D. Operators and riders on mopeds and motor scooters shall wear protective headgear and eye-protective devices as set forth under COMAR 11.13.05.02 and .03, respectively.

E. Operators of mopeds and motor scooters shall carry evidence of the required security in accordance with Transportation Article, §17-103, Annotated Code of Maryland, while operating the moped or motor scooter.