Helmets

Helmets are required for all under the age of 16 riding bicycles or as bicycle passengers on the sidewalk, roadway or other public property.  The helmets must meet certain requirements and be properly affixed to the head.

Category: Helmets

Helmets are required for all under the age of 16 riding bicycles or as bicycle passengers on the sidewalk, roadway or other public property.  The helmets must meet certain requirements and be properly affixed to the head.

Helmets on State Trails

Question Joanne asked: I just bought a trike from a local bike store here in Zephyrhills. They told me that I could not ride on the trails in Florida without a helmet. They said that the park rangers would confiscate

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Bicycle Helmets and DUI

Question Martin asked: I would like to know in detail Florida law when riding a bicycle, Including helmets for all ages and alcohol consumption.

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Helmets?

Question Chloe asked: When I go riding and 3/4 of it is sidewalk and 1/4 is bike lane do I still need a helmet?

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Helmets

Question Craig asked: Is it legal if I don’t wear a helmet at high school age?

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Exception to Helmet Requirement

Question Bryan asked: I found past reference to putting an infant in a sling. I’m exploring the possibility of cycling with an infant in a bakfiets (dutch box-bike) with a “car” seat.  If the infant is in car seat, there

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Local Regulations

Question Marie asked: Are bicycle helmets and registrations required in Pinellas County, primarily along Gulf Blvd and the beaches?

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Bike (?) with Training Wheels

Question Cornelia asked: Are children required to wear helmets while using training wheels? I think it is the right thing to do…others differ.

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Kids Without Helmets

Question Jerry asked: I live in Spring Hill and though the school year is almost over August starts another. I very often see kids riding to and from schools without the benefit of brain protection. I would estimate less than

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Helmets

Question Richard asked: Is it a requirement for adults to wear a bicycle helmet when riding a bicycle?  Do all law enforcement officers who ride a bicycle in the performance of their duties wear a bicycle helmet? Does the State

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Small Child in a Sling

Question Vannah asked: Is it illegal to ride a bike with a infant in a chest carrier on your chest? I was doing this and had at least 8-9 cops, and sheriffs pass me and never stop me and say

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