Is it illegal to not have a helmet?

Is it illegal to not have a helmet?

Protect your head. Bicycle riders are required by law to wear an approved helmet securely fitted and fastened. In NSW there are no exemptions from wearing an approved bicycle helmet. A bicycle helmet that is not correctly fitted and fastened does not provide enough protection in a crash.

Is it law to wear a helmet in Thailand?

Although helmet use has been compulsory for motorcycle drivers and passengers in Thailand since the enactment of the Helmet Act in 1994, recent surveys show that the prevalence of helmet usage remains low, particularly among passengers.

Is it legal to ride a motorbike without a helmet?

Wearing a safety helmet is a legal requirement for moped and motorcycle riders – this includes passengers on a pillion seat, but not those in a sidecar. Your helmet must meet strict standards with regard to its durability and the protection it will offer if you fall off your bike.

What is the no helmet law?

California’s mandatory helmet law, as written in Vehicle Code Section 27803, states that it is “unlawful to operate a motorcycle, motor-driven cycle, or motorized bicycle if the driver or any passenger is not wearing a safety helmet.”

Is wearing a helmet a law?

California: State law requires all riders under 18 years of age to wear a helmet when on a bicycle. In addition to bicycles, all youth under 18 are also required to wear a helmet when on scooters, skateboards, and inline skates.

Can I wear a bicycle helmet on a motorcycle?

A motorcycle rider should not wear a bicycle helmet on a motorcycle. A rider can wear a bicycle helmet on a motorcycle, however, it cannot provide the same levels of safety and protection a motorcycle helmet can. Riding a motorcycle with a bicycle helmet can be illegal in many places.

Can I drive in Thailand with UK Licence?

Road travel To drive a car or ride a motorcycle in Thailand, under Thai law you must have the correct licence and appropriate insurance for the category of vehicle you’re using. You will need to apply for a Thai driving licence or, if you already hold a UK licence, an International Driving Permit.

Can I use my Philippine driver’s license in Thailand?

Drivers holding a valid driver’s license of the 10 ASEAN member countries can use their national driver’s license in the nine other countries without the need to obtain an IDP. These countries are Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines.

Can police chase motorcycles without helmet?

At present, it is not common practice for police officers to pursue such law-breaking criminals who are travelling by moped or motorcycle in the absence of them wearing a helmet. This position is subject to guidance issued by the individual police forces themselves however; there is no generic explicit rule in place.

Can you wear off road helmets on road?

Are they good for road travel? Not exactly. Dirt helmets are designed for slower speeds and are built for lots of bumps. They don’t do very well under high speeds with all the big protruding parts getting caught in the wind.

Is helmet required for motorcycle?

Helmet law The NSW Road Rules 2014 require that: The rider of a motorcycle must wear an approved motorcycle helmet securely fitted and fastened on the rider’s head, The rider of a motorcycle must not ride with a passenger unless the passenger is wearing an approved motorcycle helmet.

What states can you ride without a helmet?

Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire are the only states that do not have motorcycle helmet laws.

Are there any traffic laws at all in Cambodia?

Confronted by cars, motorbikes and tuk tuks on the roads of Cambodia operating with little apparent appreciation of internationally established road etiquette, one could be led to believe that the country does not have much in the way of traffic rules. You wouldn’t know it, but Cambodia is not short on traffic laws.

What’s the fine for parking on the sidewalk in Cambodia?

Parking on the sidewalk, while often a necessity in cities like Phnom Penh with its woeful parking allocation, is punishable by a 25,000 riel ($6) fine. Rather than slowing down at minor road junctions, many drivers prefer to simply blast their horns and hold their breath.

Are there any road accidents in Phnom Penh?

Road fatalities appear to be rising, and it is possibly only the slow speeds in Phnom Penh that mean that serious accidents are not a more regular occurrence.