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License Requirements By State

The classification of the Polaris Slingshot is state-dependent. The most common classification is autocycle, which only requires a state drivers license. One state classifies the Slingshot as a motorcycle, which requires a motorcycle endorsement or license. 

See your state laws for full details.

Even if your home state only requires a standard drivers license to operate a Slingshot, you should check with local authorities regarding your ability to operate a Slingshot with a standard drivers license in other states.

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The one state that requires a motorcycle endorsement or license is Massachusetts.

This information is being provided only as a general reference. It is not and should not be considered legal advice. Laws and regulations are subject to change. Always consult local authorities to determine state law vehicle classification and licensing requirements.

Polaris recommends always wearing a DOT-approved full-face helmet while operating a Slingshot. Helmet laws vary by state. Consult your local authorities for the laws in your state.