Motorcycles Some Question How Safe Mopeds And Motorcycles Are For College Students By Taylor Knight • Dec 11, 2017 Taylor Knight / WFSU More than 500,000 motorcycles and mopeds are registered in the state of Florida. They’re a common vehicle for college students. They’re relatively inexpensive and an easy way to get around town. But some are questioning if they are safe. State Lawmaker Wants More Young Motorcyclists To Wear Helmets By Taylor Knight • Oct 2, 2017 MGN Online A state lawmaker wants more young motorcyclists to wear helmets. A state senator is working on removing the exemption for riders under 21.