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Helmet Laws | Spokane City and Spokane County
Helmet Laws


  • In the city of Spokane, children over the age of one, and all adults riding anything on wheels are required by law to wear a helmet.

  • In Spokane County, children between ages 3 and 16 are required by law to wear helmets when riding anything with wheels—bikes, scooters, skateboards, etc.   

What You Can Do
  • Bicyclists must follow the same direction of traffic as the flow of traffic. 

  • Bicyclists must obey all of the traffic laws.