New York Motorcycle Helmet Law

Also See: New York Motorcycle Insurance Laws or Motor Vehicle Accidents.

State Motorcycle helmets Bicycle helmets
(Local law may require helmet
use for some or all bicyclists)
Universal law
(covers all riders)
Partial law
(covers young riders or some adult riders)
Bicyclists covered by state law No state law
Alabama X 15 and younger
Alaska 17 and younger1 X
Arizona 17 and younger X
Arkansas 20 and younger X
California X 17 and younger
Colorado no motorcycle helmet use law X
Connecticut 17 and younger 15 and younger
Delaware 18 and younger 15 and younger
District of Columbia X 15 and younger
Florida 20 and younger2 15 and younger
Georgia X 15 and younger
Hawaii 17 and younger 15 and younger
Idaho 17 and younger X
Illinois no motorcycle helmet use law X
Indiana 17 and younger X
Iowa no motorcycle helmet use law X
Kansas 17 a