Cary, North Carolina, Helmet Law
Summary: This is the helmet law adopted by Cary, NC in 2001.
Town of Cary, N. C. Code of Ordinances:
Sec. 12-190. Bicycle helmets required.
(a) Every person fifteen (15) years of age or under operating a bicycle
on a public street, sidewalk, greenway, or other right-of-way or on any
property owned or controlled by the Town shall wear a protective helmet on
his or her head, with the chin strap securely fastened under the chin. Such
helmet shall be fitted to the size of the operator and shall meet or exceed
the standards for bicycle helmet use and wear as set by ANSI (American
National Standards Institute) or the Snell Memorial Foundation.
(Ord. No. 99-009, § 1, 6-10-99)
This page was updated or partially revised on: October 6, 2016.