State Guidelines, Rebates, and Incentives

The classification of Arcimoto vehicles varies from state to state. The FUV, Deliverator, Rapid Responder, and Flatbed are often classified as autocycles, which require a standard state driver’s license. The Roadster is most commonly classified as a motorcycle, which requires a motorcycle endorsement and a helmet. See your state laws for full details.

Arizona

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In Arizona, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles. 

  • A standard Class D driver’s license is required. 
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements
In Arizona, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle. 

  • A motorcycle license or endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required for riders 17 and under. 

Incentives and Rebates 
Alternative Fuel Vehicles, or AFVs, qualify for a number of benefits in Arizona, including HOV lane privileges and reduced Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) license tax. For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=AZ

California

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In California, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as enclosed three-wheel motorcycles. 

  • A standard Class C driver’s license is required. 
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements
In California, the Roadster is classified as a three-wheel motorcycle. 

  • A standard Class C driver’s license is required. 
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 
Arcimoto vehicles qualify for a host of benefits in California, including a $750 rebate for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP). For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=CA

Florida

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In Florida, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles. 

  • A standard Class E driver’s license is required. 
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements
In Florida, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle. 

  • A motorcycle license or endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required for riders 20 and under. 

Incentives and Rebates
For a list of benefits in Florida, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=FL

Georgia

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder 

In Georgia, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder are classified as motorcycles.

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 

Alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) displaying the proper alternative fuel license plate may use HOV and HOT lanes, regardless of the number of passengers. Qualified AFVs may also use the HOT lanes toll-free. For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=GA

Hawaii

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In Hawaii, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles. 

  • A standard Class 3 driver’s license is required. 
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements
In Hawaii, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle. 

  • A motorcycle license or endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required for riders 17 and under. 

Incentives and Rebates 
Arcimoto vehicles qualify for a host of benefits in Hawaii, including the Transportation Electrification Loan Program. For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=HI

Maryland

In Maryland, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles.

  • A standard Class C driver license is required.
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required.
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements

In Maryland, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle.

  • A motorcycle license or endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required

Incentives and Rebates 

Beginning July 1, 2023, qualified EV purchasers may apply for an excise tax credit of up to $3,000. For a list of benefits in Maryland, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=MD

Nevada

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In Nevada, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as “other three-wheeled vehicles.”

  • A standard driver’s license is required.
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements
In Nevada, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle. 

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 
For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=NV

New Jersey

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder 

In New Jersey, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder are classified as motorcycles.

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 

Zero Emission Vehicles sold, rented, or leased in New Jersey are exempt from state sales and use tax. For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=NJ

New York

In New York, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles.

  • A standard Class D driver license is required.
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required.
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements

In New York, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle.

  • A motorcycle license or endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required

Incentives and Rebates 

For a list of benefits in New York, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=NY

Oregon

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In Oregon, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles.

  • A standard Class C driver’s license is required. 
  • A motorcycle endorsement is not required. 
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements
In Oregon, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle. 

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 
Arcimoto vehicles qualify for a $2,500 rebate for the Clean Vehicle Program, and depending on household income, an additional $5,000 rebate for the Charge Ahead Rebate Program. For benefit qualifications, please see: https://www.oregon.gov/deq/FilterDocs/zev-faq.pdf

Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as autocycles.

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is not required.

Roadster Requirements

In Pennsylvania, the Roadster is classified as a motorcycle.

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required

Incentives and Rebates 

For a list of benefits in Pennsylvania, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=PA

Virginia

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder 

In Virginia, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder are classified as three-wheel motorcycles.

  • A three-wheel motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 

For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=VA

Washington

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder 
In Washington, the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, and Rapid Responder are classified as three-wheel motorcycles. 

  • A three-wheel motorcycle endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required.

Roadster Requirements
In Washington, the Roadster is classified as a three-wheel motorcycle. 

  • A three-wheel motorcycle endorsement is required. 
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 
For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=WA

Washington D.C.

Requirements for FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder 

In Washington D.C., the FUV, Deliverator, Flatbed, Roadster, and Rapid Responder are classified as motorcycles.

  • A motorcycle endorsement is required.
  • A helmet is required.

Incentives and Rebates 

For the full list of benefits, please visit: https://afdc.energy.gov/laws/state_summary?state=DC

This information is provided as a general reference. It 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. Arcimoto recommends wearing a protective helmet at all times while operating and riding in an Arcimoto vehicle when required by state law.