Q: My son was stopped by police for riding his moped without a helmet. He is 15. What are the laws of moped riding?
A: You can view the complete laws regarding mopeds here. Persons under the age of 18 are required to wear a helmet and eye protection. Persons operating a motorcycle with a motorcycle learners permit are also required to wear a helmet.(IC 9-21-10-9).
The legal age for operating a moped is fifteen years of age, provided the person possess a BMV issued I.D. and wears a helmet and eye protection (IC 9-21-11-12), (IC 9-21-11-13).