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IIHS launches maps to compare traffic laws between states

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Mar 21st, 2009 at 6:42PM

Click above to view the IIHS Helmet Law maps If you plan on interstate travel, it's probably a good idea to understand the many differences in state traffic laws. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety is creating a series of color-coded US maps to point out the differences in state regs, beginning with motorcycle and bicycle helmet laws. The motorcycle helmet law map shows which states mandate helmet usage, have a partial helmet law, or no helmet law. Bikers wanting to ride with the wind in their hair can head over to Illinois, Iowa, or New Hampshire. Be warned, though, that the IIHS has... Read More

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