If you operate a motorcycle in the State of Washington, you must be familiar with the laws regarding helmet use to avoid tickets, fees and serious injuries.

Washington State Motorcycle Helmet Laws | Washington Motorcycle Accident Attorney


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6/14/2011
Kasia Kim
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If you ride a motorcycle in the State of Washington, it is important to know the state's laws regarding helmet use.  As reported by the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, here is what you need to know:

-All motorcycle drivers and any passengers, regardless of age, must wear a helmet at all times (no exemptions).
-The fine for the 1st offense is $42, with possible penalties in the amount of $10, $5 and $2.
-Unless the motocycle has a windshield, eye protection is required.
-If you are carrying any passengers, they must be 5 years old or older.

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident and sustained injuries, call the Andrew Kim Law Firm for your free consultation.  You will speak with an attorney experienced with personal injury claims and will help you through the claims process.  If you are in the Bellevue or surrounding area, call (425) 289-1990.  In Tacoma call (253) 682-2000 or toll free at (800) 636-3676.


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