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Safety helmet

not mandatory mandatory

Bicycles The use of helmet is mandatory for power assisted pedal cycles and for children under 10 travelling pillion in a safety seat.

Two-wheel vehicles of category L1e (mopeds)

Two-wheel vehicles of categories L3e, L4e (motorcycles with/without a sidecar)

Motor tricycles of categories L2e, L5e (light and heavy tricycles)

Motor quadricycles of categories L6e, L7e (light and heavy quadricycles)

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2011/82/EU) is provided by the national authorities in the country concerned. In the event of any conflict between the provided data and the rules in effect in a given country, the latter take precedence. The data are meant purely as a documentation tool and the Commission does not assume any liability for their content or their accuracy.