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What Is Georgia’s Bicycle Helmet Law?

By Butler Prather LLP on March 23, 2020

Many people in Georgia ride bicycles, whether as their regular mode of transportation or for recreational purposes. Most people understand that bicyclists are responsible for following the same rules of the roadway as other vehicles. They also know that helmets can save lives. However, many people do not know whether helmets are required for bicyclists in Georgia. Here, we want to discuss the laws as well as some safety issues related to bicycle riding. Are helmets required for bicyclists in Georgia? Under Georgia law, bicycle riders 16 years of age or older are not required to wear a helmet (O.C.G.A.…

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