Motorcycle Insurance in Boulder, CO
Violations and how they impact your motorcycle insurance rates in Boulder
Of course, violations can cause your motorcycle insurance rates to increase, but which violations impact the rate more than others? Speeding of course can be a big factor driving the rate up. In addition, a DUI, and no proof of insurance can be a large factor as well. Getting pulled over for these violations could result in a SR22 filing being required on your policy.
|Violation Name||Major, Minor, or Non Moving||How Long it Will Affect Your Insurance Rates|
|Running a Traffic Light or Stop Sign||Minor||3 Years|
|Using a Cell Phone with Driving||Minor||3 Years|
|Failure to maintain Clear Distance (tailgating||Minor||3 Years|
|At Fault Accident||Major||5 Years|
|Failure to Secure Load to truck/trailer||Minor||3 Years|
|No Proof of insurance||Non Moving||NA*|
|Reckless Driving||Major||5 Years|
|Failure to Use a Seat Belt||Non Moving||NA*|
|Failure to Stop for a Pedestrian Side walk||Minor||3 Years|
Boulder’s Scenic Drives
Boulder is yet another gorgeous spot in Colorado. It too is full of scenic routes and even better when you are on your motorcycle riding through those beautiful scenic routes! Some of the best ones are listed below….
Mount Evans Scenic and Historic Byway- This is 28 miles one way and will take you about an hour to explore. While riding through it, you will see the amazing mountainsides and glacier cut valleys! You eill see wildlife like mountain goats and bighorn sheep along the roadway.
Trail Ridge Road Scenic and Historic Byway- The best way to see the Rocky Mountain National park is of course on your bike. This trail is the highest paved road in the US, and it doesn’t dead end! You will get to see elk, bighorn sheep and lots of other wildlife along the way! It has lots of twists and turns so you can see all of the beauty. Its 48 miles one way and will take you 2-3 hours.
If you have Time To Kill
Sante Fe Trail- This one way is 184 miles long and will take you about 4 hours. It originally carried pioneers and traders over the prairie in the 1800’s. Here you can follow the same wagon routes the pioneers used on your motorcycle. It’s a straight path and is pretty easy to ride.
San Juan Skyway- The mountains rise more than 11,000 feet above sea level. You will ride through Telluride and Silverton where its popular in mining. It will run you through some of the highest mountains in the United States. It’s a loop of 236 miles and will take you about 6 hours.
Unaweep/ Tabeguache- This highway played a big role in World War II. There are lots of history here on this trail. Dinosaurs and amphibian fossils can be found. Its 133 one way and will take you 3 hours.
Last Updated on July 5, 2021 by Katie Sopko