Do I Have to Wear a Helmet While Riding a Bicycle in Florida?

Posted by : Milles Law on March 28, 2019

A Tallahassee Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains the Age Requirements 

Many adults forgo wearing a helmet when riding a bicycle. However, Florida law requires any bicyclist under the age of 16 to wear a helmet at all times. If you were not wearing a helmet at the time of your bicycle accident, then you may have difficulty winning your personal injury claim. A Tallahassee bicycle accident lawyer can help you determine the best strategy designed to hold the negligent party accountable for his or her actions. In the following video, attorney Eric Milles explains the rules for wearing a helmet in Florida.

Video Transcript:

Any bicyclist under the age of 16 must always wear a bicycle helmet in the state of Florida. This issue may become relevant in a personal injury action, so we always recommend that all riders wear a helmet.

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