Age Requirement

18 Years Old

Kansas



STATUTE:

Chapter 8. Automobiles and Other Vehicles. Article 15. Uniform Act Regulating Traffic; Rules of the Road, Special Rules for Motorcycles. Section 8-1598. Operation of motorcycles; equipment required for operators and riders. :

FINE:

The fine for not wearing a helmet is $52, first offense. (Thanks Josh Hill for info)

STANDARDS:

Chapter 8. Automobiles and Other Vehicles. Article 15. Uniform Act Regulating Traffic; Rules of the Road, Special Rules for Motorcycles. Section 8-1598. Operation of motorcycles; equipment required for operators and riders. :

COURT DECISIONS:

We have not found any published cases from any of the Kansas 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 Kansas' 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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