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Spain


Safety helmet

not mandatory mandatory

Helmet nok

Bicycles (Cyclists under 16: mandatoryCyclists over 16: recommended in urban areas and mandatory outside urban areas )

Helmet ok

Mopeds (Exemption for medical reasons – on presentation of a medical certificate)

Helmet ok

Motorcycles with/without a sidecar (Exemption for medical reasons – on presentation of a medical certificate)

Helmet ok

Light and heavy tricycles (Exemption for medical reasons – on presentation of a medical certificate)

Helmet ok

Light and heavy quadricycles (Exemption for medical reasons – on presentation of a medical certificate)

The information on this website according to Article 8(1) of the road safety directive (Directive 2015/413/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.