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State Motorcycle helmet use governs: Does the motorcycle helmet law cover all low-power cycles? Bicycle helmet use governs:
Alabama all riders yes 15 and younger
Alaska 17 and younger yes no law
Arizona 17 and younger some no law
Arkansas 20 and younger yes no law
California all riders yes 17 and younger
Colorado 17 and younger and passengers 17 and younger yes no law
Connecticut 17 and younger yes 15 and younger
Delaware 18 and younger some 17 and younger
District of Columbia all riders some 15 and younger
Florida 20 and younger some 15 and younger
Georgia all riders some 15 and younger
Hawaii 17 and younger some 15 and younger
Idaho 17 and younger some no law
Illinois no law no law no law
Indiana 17 and younger yes no law
Iowa no law no law no law
Kansas 17 and younger some no law
Kentucky 20 and younger some no law
Louisiana all riders yes 11 and younger
Maine 17 and younger some 15 and younger
Maryland all riders some 15 and younger
Massachusetts all riders yes 116 (riding with children
younger than 1 prohibited)
Michigan 20 and younger some no law
Minnesota 17 and younger yes no law
Mississippi all riders yes no law
Missouri all riders some no law
Montana 17 and younger some no law
Nebraska all riders yes no law
Nevada all riders some no law
New Hampshire no law no law 15 and younger
New Jersey all riders yes 16 and younger
New Mexico 17 and younger some 17 and younger
New York all riders some 113 (riding with children
younger than 1 prohibited)
North Carolina all riders yes 15 and younger
North Dakota 17 and younger yes no law
Ohio 17 and younger yes no law
Oklahoma 17 and younger some no law
Oregon all riders yes 15 and younger
Pennsylvania 20 and younger some 11 and younger
Rhode Island 20 and younger some 15 and younger
South Carolina 20 and younger yes no law
South Dakota 17 and younger yes no law
Tennessee all riders yes 15 and younger
Texas 20 and younger some no law
Utah 17 and younger yes no law
Vermont all riders some no law
Virginia all riders some no law
Washington all riders yes no law
West Virginia all riders some 14 and younger
Wisconsin 17 and younger some no law
Wyoming 17 and younger some no law
Information taken from iihs.gov December, 2011. Please check for current state laws before traveling.