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Missouri relaxes motorcycle helmet laws

Certain motorcycle riders in Missouri are now able to ditch their helmet and feel the wind in their freedom!

FLYING against common wisdom and medical advice, some riders living in the state of Missouri will now be able to leave their motorcycle helmet at home and ride with an alfresco bonce!

The new law, due to come into force on 28th August 2020, means that as long as the rider has an appropriate level of medical insurance and is over the age of 26 years old, a motorcycle helmet is a voluntary item and can now be left at home.

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The move now means that just 19 of the 50 US states must wear a motorcycle helmet, and it is not the first time that Missouri has tried to repeal its motorcycle helmet laws. The governor of the state was so happy to roll back helmet laws that he was even willing to allow those over the age of 18 to ride without a lid, although that wasn’t passed.

Missouri’s helmet repeal isn’t the first or only recent U-turn from a US state, with Nebraska trying and failing to change the legislation last year.

American states and motorcycle helmet laws:

State

Riders Required To Have Helmets

Alabama

All riders

Alaska

17 and younger

Arizona

17 and younger

Arkansas

20 and younger

California

All riders

Colorado

17 and younger and passengers 17 and younger

Connecticut

17 and younger

Delaware

18 and younger

District of Columbia

All riders

Florida

20 and younger

Georgia

All riders

Hawaii

17 and younger

Idaho

17 and younger

Illinois

No law

Indiana

17 and younger

Iowa

No law

Kansas

17 and younger

Kentucky

20 and younger

Louisiana

All riders

Maine

17 and younger

Maryland

All riders

Massachusetts

All riders

Michigan

20 and younger

Minnesota

17 and younger

Mississippi

All riders

Missouri

All riders (changes on 28 Aug 2020)

Montana

17 and younger

Nebraska

All riders

Nevada

All riders

New Hampshire

No law

New Jersey

All riders

New Mexico

17 and younger

New York

All riders

North Carolina

All riders

North Dakota

17 and younger

Ohio

17 and younger

Oklahoma

17 and younger

Oregon

All riders

Pennsylvania

20 and younger

Rhode Island

20 and younger

South Carolina

20 and younger

South Dakota

17 and younger

Tennessee

All riders

Texas

20 and younger

Utah

17 and younger

Vermont

All riders

Virginia

All riders

Washington

All riders

West Virginia

All riders

Wisconsin

17 and younger

Wyoming

17 and younger

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