Maine Motorcycle Helmet Law

This list of Maine motorcycle helmet laws is a reference only and you should always refer to the Maine D.O.T. for current requirements.  Please e-mail us if you believe our Maine motorcycle helmet law information is out of date or otherwise incorrect.

Maine has full motorcycle helmet laws for all motorcycle riders Under 18!


1. Any newly licensed operator must wear an approved helmet for one year from the date of issue.

2. Any person operating a Motorcycle on a Permit must wear a helmet.

3. Any person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

4. If the operator is required to wear a helmet so is the passenger.