Motorcycle and ATV Towing Laws Quiz

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Motorcycle and ATV Towing Laws Quiz
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There are many laws and regulations to consider when towing a motorcycle or ATV. How knowledgeable are you with motorcycle and ATV towing laws and regulations? Take this quiz to find out!
How many insurance policies do you need to cover your entire towing setup when towing an ATV or motorcycle?
One
Three
Five
None of the above
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Usually, three insurance policies are needed to cover your entire towing setup, including the towing vehicle, the trailer and the cargo. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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Towing insurance for ATVs and motorcycles:
Is mandatory in all states
Covers the entire towing setup (towing vehicle, trailer, etc.)
Varies greatly between different policies
None of the above
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Towing insurance for ATVs and motorcycles varies greatly between policies. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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Because towing laws vary so greatly from state to state, most states:
Are very strict when it comes to enforcing their own laws
Observe reciprocity
None of the above
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Because towing laws vary so greatly from state to state, most states observe reciprocity, which means as longs as you are following the laws from your home state, you should be OK. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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Trailer height laws for ATVs and motorcycles:
Never exceed 12 feet
Vary from state to state
None of the above
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Trailer height laws for ATVs and motorcycles vary from state to state. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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What do the majority of states require when towing ATVs or motorcycles?
Safety chains
License plate lights
Brake lights
None of the above
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Most states require safety chains when towing ATVs and motorcycles.Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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Towing laws for ATVs and motorcycles:
Are the same in all states
Vary from state to state
Are non-existent
None of the above
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Towing laws for ATVs and motorcycles vary from state to state. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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Securing ATVs and motorcycles for towing is difficult because:
There are no factory-installed slots to secure the vehicles
There are much lighter than other towed vehicles
None of the above
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Securing ATVs and motorcycles for towing is difficult because there are no factory-installed slots to secure them. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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One of the major safety concerns with towing motorcycles is:
Tipping
Break-aways
Body damage
None of the above
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One of the major safety concerns with towing motorcycles is tipping. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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When towing a motorcycle or ATV, how should the weight be distributed?
60 percent in front of the axle of the trailer, 40 percent behind the axle of the trailer
50 percent in front of the axle of the trailer, 50 percent behind the axle of the trailer
None of the above
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When towing a motorcycle or ATV, the weight should be distributed 60 percent in front of the axle of the trailer, 40 percent behind the axle of the trailer. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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Towing motorcycles and ATVs is:
Just like towing any other vehicle
Very different from towing other vehicles
None of the above
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Towing motorcycles and ATVs is very different from towing other vehicles because there are different safety concerns. Motorcycle and ATV Towing Regulations

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