- wear a helmet
- be equipped with at least one and no more than two headlights
- be equipped with electric turn signals on the front and rear
- have a red tail light that is visible for 500 feet
- have a stoplight or brake light that is visible for 300 feet in daylight.
Five Safety Tips for Motorcyclists According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2016. Sadly, that number isn't trending down. If you're taking your bike on the road anytime soon, here's what you can do to keep it safe. Go Back to School Driving school, that is! Sure, you know how to drive a car, but if you'll be hopping on a hog, you'll likely need a new license to ride. Most states require either a motorcycle permit or license or a motorcycle endorsement on your standard license. Before you take that test (and maybe even after), you'll want to make sure you know the rules of the road — as a motorcyclist. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles of Nevada, motorcyclists in Nevada must: