The state of Nevada has specific rules regarding motorcycle equipment requirements.
They can be found in Chapter 486 of the Nevada Revised Code. The full
requirements are listed below:
Handlebars - May not extend above the uppermost portion of the driver’s shoulders
when the driver sits on the seat, and the seat is depressed by the weight
of the driver.
Fenders - Wheels must be protected by fenders to prevent the throwing of rocks,
dirt, water or other substances to the rear.
Head Lamps – Equipped with at least one, and no more than two head lamps. Mounted
at a height of not more than 54 inches or less than 24 inches from the
ground, measured from the center of the lamp to the level ground upon
which the motorcycle stands without a load.
Tail Lamp – At least one tail lamp mounted on the rear. Must emit a red light,
must be visible at 500 feet and wired to light whenever head lamp is on.
Stop Lamps – Must be mounted on rear of vehicle, displayed in red, amber or
yellow light, visible from 300 feet and activated upon application of brake.
Turn Signals – Motorcycle manufactured after Jan. 1, 1973 must have turn signals
mounted on front and rear. Flashing indications are required, and front
signals must be mounted at the same level and as widely spaced laterally
as practicable, while emitting white or amber lights.
Reflectors – Motorcycles must carry at least one reflector on the rear which
is mounted at a height not less than 20 inches or more than 60 inches
from the ground. They must be visible within 300 feet.
Brakes - Must be equipped with brakes acting on all wheels that meet requirements
of §484D.250 and §484D.255.
Mirrors - Two mirrors are required, with a reflection surface not less than 3 inches
in diameter. One mirror is to be mounted on each handlebar, in positions
enabling the driver to view clearly the highway from a distance of 200
feet to the rear.
Horn - Horn must be audible from a distance of at least 200 feet.
Mufflers - Must be in good working order and constant operation to prevent emissions
greater than allowed by Department of Motor Vehicles rules and regulations.
Muffler cutouts, a bypass or similar devices are not authorized for use.
Tires - Each tire must have a US DOT number indicating it meets all Federal
standards for highway use.