Like all other states, Pennsylvania requires people operating motorcycles on its roadways to be financially responsible. To satisfy Pennsylvania's minimum motorcycle liability insurance requirements, you're required to carry $15,000 in bodily injury coverage per person, $30,000 of bodily injury coverage per occurrence and $5,000 in property damage coverage.
Insurance in a motorcycle wreck can be critical, particularly if you're liable. Do you really think this is enough coverage for you and a passenger or even just you alone? That's highly unlikely. The agent that sells you that minimum liability policy in 15 minutes isn't doing you any favors.
Pennylvania enacted the mandatory insurance law for a reason. There were just too many irresponsible drivers on the road with no insurance. Some people continue to ignore the law though. They continue to drive without any coverage. Through no fault of your own, you can be involved in an accident with somebody that ignored the law and never bought insurance. No matter how much liability coverage you have, it's not going to help you. Your independent insurance agent will show you other coverages available for you at little additional cost. That coverage rides with you should you get hit by an uninsured driver.
Medical bills from motorcycle accidents can be financially devastating. It might be quick and easy to get by with minimum policy limits, Your Pennsylvania independent insurance agent will caution you against just that, and show you how you're making a mistake. As opposed to a single "better" policy available, your independent agent can suggest different alternatives for you from several different insurers.
When you're riding, you want protection all around you, not just ahead of you. Go have a cup of coffee with your independent insurance agent. They're happy to talk about your coverage.