SEC. 63-7-64. Motorcycle or motor scooter 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. Violation of this section shall be deemed a violation of the traffic regulations and rules of the road and punishable as provided by section 63-9-11.
SOURCES: Laws, 1974, ch. 461, eff from and after passage (approved March 28, 1974).