Age Requirement

18 Years Old

Indiana



STATUTE:

Title 9. Motor Vehicles. Article 19. Motor Vehicle Equipment. Chapter 7. Motorcycle Equipment. 9-19-7-1 Minors; protective headgear and face shields. Section 1. :

FINE:

If you have information about the amount of the fine for violating Indiana's helmet law, please e-mail it to us. Thanks.

STANDARDS:

The statute defines "protective headgear" as a helmet that meets the standards established by the United States Department of Transportation under 49 CFR 571.218 as in effect January 1, 1979. . . ."

COURT DECISIONS:

We have not found any published cases from any of the Indiana courts of record regarding challenges of the state's helmet law on constitutional grounds, or any other.

CURRENT ACTIVITY:

If you know of any current activity regarding efforts to remove or otherwise amend Indiana's helmet law, in the Legislature or the Courts, please e-mail that information to us so we can update this site. Thanks.


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