Spring is Here: A Review of Connecticut Helmet Laws
Spring is definitely here and a great time to review Connecticut helmet and safety laws for cyclists. Connecticut motorcycle accidents and Connecticut bicycle accidents do happen and it is important to understand safety laws to avoid injury and a citation.
Motorcycle Helmet Laws
Motorcycle operators over the age of 18 years are not required to wear a safety helmet under Connecticut law. However, 16 and 17 year old motorcyclists are required to wear a helmet. All motorcyclists are required to wear protective eyewear, either goggles or glasses, unless the motorcycle is equipped with a windshield.
Bicycle Helmet Laws
All bicyclists under the age of 16 years are required to wear a safety helmet.
If you or your loved one is in a motorcycle accident or a bike accident, call our office immediately. Our team of experienced attorneys might be able to help you file your claim. The attorneys at McEnery Price Messey & Sullivan wish all Connecticut cyclists a safe riding season!