Rhode Island law requires motorcycle operators under 21 to wear a helmet. Additionally, all new operators, regardless of age, must wear a helmet for one year after the date that their motorcycle operator's license is issued.
All operators, regardless of age, must wear eye protection at all times. All motorcycle passengers must wear helmets.
Helmets and eye protection must be approved by Rhode Island's Administrator of the Division of Motor Vehicles. To make sure your equipment is approved, check with the Administrator before taking a motorcycle out on Rhode Island roadways.
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