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WISCONSIN HELMETS REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS UP TO AGE 18 HELMETS REQUIRED FOR NOVICES OR PERMIT HOLDERS
Motorcycle Helmet Statue:
Chapter 347. Equipment of Vehicles. Section 347.485. Protective headgear for use on Type 1 Motorcycles. :
State Funded Rider Education
Daytime Use Of Headlight
Periodic Safety Inspection
65 MPH Speed Limit
WISCONSIN - DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF CLOTHING OR CLUB MEMBERSHIP IS ILLEGAL
Wisconsin Statutes Section 942.04 makes it a crime to deny the full and equal enjoyment of any public place of accommodation or amusement to any person because of sex, race, color, creed, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry. A citizen has the right to move about freely and peaceably in public places, without fear of being discriminatelv removed therefrom. Marie: v. Ritger. 304 F. SUPP 354 (ED.WIS.). Any person whose exercise or enjoyment of rights secured by the Constitution or laws of the United States has been interfered with, or attempted to be interfered with, may institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive and other appropriate equitable relief, including the award of compensatory monetary damages.
The Supreme Court ruled in the case of Coheir p. California, 403 U.S. 15 (1971) that individuals have the constitutional right under the First Amendment to wear clothing which displays writings or designs. In addition, the right of an individual to freedom of association has long been recognized and protected by the United States Supreme Court. This, a person 5 right to wear clothing of his choice, as well as his right to belong to any club or organization of his choice is constitutionally protected, and persons or establishments who discriminate on the basis of clothing or club membership are subject to lawsuit.