AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE OWNER OF A BICYCLE TO REGISTER THE BICYCLE WITH THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Enacts new GS 20-53.6 requiring that bicycles used, by a person 16 years or older, on a public street or highway be registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). A certificate of title is not required. Sets the registration fee at $10 and requires that the fees be used for bicycle safety related projects. Requires DMV to issue a registration card and suitable plate. Violations are an infraction punishable by a fine of not more than $25. Effective December 1, 2019. Requires issuing warning tickets only for the first six months.
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