Mississippi Motorcycle Helmet Law

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  Please e-mail us if you believe our Mississippi motorcycle helmet law information is out of date or otherwise incorrect.

Mississippi has full motorcycle helmet laws for all motorcycle riders!

STATUTE: Title 63. Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulations. Chapter 7. Equipment and identification -- General Provisions. Section 63-7-64. Motorcycle Crash Helmets. : 
"No person shall operate or ride upon any motorcycle or motor scooter upon the public roads or highways of this state unless such person is wearing on his or her head a crash helmet of the type and design inspected and approved by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators. . . ."


Periodic Safety Inspection 
Required by law.

65 MPH Speed Limit 
In effect on designated rural interstate highways.

Motorcycle Safety Helmet
Required by law

State Funded Rider Ed
Not available

Eye Protection
No restriction

Daytime Use of Headlight
No restriction

Passenger Seat
No restriction

Passenger Footrests
No restriction

Passenger Age Restrictions

Helmet Speakers
No restrictions

Mirror Left(L) Right(R)
No restrictions

Radar Detector
No restriction