Motorcycle and Bike Helmet Laws

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Motorcycle and Bike Helmet Laws

Do you have to wear a helmet while riding your motorcycle or bicycle? While it’s always good for your safety, some states require it.

Motorcycle Helmets Are Required in the Following States:

Bike Helmets for Minors Are Required in the Following States:

Currently, there are no states mandating that adults wear helmets while riding a bicycle, however many states require minors (under the age of 16 or 18 depending on the state) to wear helmets while riding a bike.

Do I Need an Attorney?

If you get caught riding a motorcycle or bike without helmet where it is required, you may get pulled over and get a ticket. If you have questions about traffic laws in your area, you should contact an attorney to ensure you are in compliance with the law in your state.

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Last Modified: 03-10-2014 11:19 AM PDT

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