Who we are
Motorcycle Helmet Laws By State .com is a site designed to allow the motorcycle riding community quick and easy insight into the current state of motorcycle helmet laws across the USA. You see many sites have incomplete or out of date listings of the motorcycle helmet laws per state and so we strive to keep our site up to date with a map of the current US helmet laws and even report on states that are considering mending their current motorcycle helmet laws.
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Who we share your data with
We do not share your information with any other entity as our focus is simply to provide simple US motorcycle helmet law information to the community of motorcycle riders and this does not require information sharing with other entities.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment regarding US motorcycle helmet laws information and updates, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
What rights you have over your data
If you have left comments or content (e.g., images), if we find that information to be helpful for understanding the current of future state of US motorcycle helmet laws, we will continue to display that content for as long as we feel it is helpful for our visitors interested in such motorcycle helmet laws and policies. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Additional Motorcycle Helmet related info
Just like every motorcycle rider is different, so are those riders’ head shapes. And, as such, I’m sure you can imagine, if a helmet fits tighter on some areas of your head and looser on others resulting in unbalanced pressure points, that could negatively impact the safety benefits of using a helmet if that helmet (and head) is involved in a high energy impact event. For this reason, the federal government has come up with a guide to help motorcycle riders – Choose the Right Motorcycle Helmet.
Every responsible motorcycle rider knows, with riding motorcycles come added personal safety risks – they know that, they accept that. Yet, those same riders often times don’t know or have simply forgotten those precious few motorcycle safety tips that could save their lives. So, for those riders (which is just about all of us), take just a FEW MINUTES to look over this list of the Top 10 Motorcycle Safety Facts Every Motorcycle Rider Should Know … it could SAVE YOUR LIFE!!!
Updates and corrections welcome
The current state of motorcycle helmet laws across the 50 US states is something that changes over time and has nuances that often are not described well by available governing resources. Therefore, if at any time you see something on this site that you feel is inaccurate we will welcome that information and take appropriate action if you will simply give us the information and the source(s) of motorcycle helmet law information you have. We do ask that you provide us with an authoritative source of information such as a government website or government office we can contact as non-government sources can provide information that simply is not verifiable. Either way, we hope you help keep this free and voluntary site of US motorcycle helmet law state information as valuable as possible.