If you were required to wear a motorcycle helmet under Texas law and you were not wearing one when you were involved in a motorcycle accident, you might lose your right to recover compensation for your injuries.
Not all motorcycle riders are required to wear a helmet in Texas. But even if you are not legally obligated to wear a helmet, you could face civil repercussions.
Make sure you know the law before deciding whether to wear a motorcycle helmet in Texas.
Peace officers are not permitted to detain riders for the sole purpose of checking they have a safety course or insurance documentation.
You can read more about motorcycle helmet laws on the Texas Department of Transportation website.