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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 013 : Operation of Vehicles

Subchapter 014 : Equipment

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1256)
  • § 1256. Motorcycles; headgear

    A person may not operate or ride upon a motorcycle upon a highway unless he or she properly wears protective headgear of a type that conforms to the federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards contained in 49 C.F.R. § 571.218, as may be amended. The requirement of this section shall not apply to occupants of fully enclosed autocycles. (Added 1967, No. 264 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2009, No. 39, § 3; 2013, No. 189 (Adj. Sess.), § 37; 2019, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 199.)