Bicycle Helmet Laws: Canada
(2002) mandatory for bicycle riders under 18 to wear helmets.
(1996) all cyclist must wear a helmet
(1995) all-age mandatory bicycle helmet legislation.
(1997) all-age mandatory bicycle helmet legislation.
(1995)Cyclists under 18 are required by law to wear an approved
bike safety helmet
Prince Edward Island:
(2002) all-age mandatory bicycle helmet legislation.
Bicycle Helmet Laws: United States
There are no federal laws pertaining to the use of cycle safety
helmets, but many states and localities have implemented their
own laws since 1987, mostly limited to children under 18. For
more information for a particular state follow this link on
US bicycle helmet laws.
has a national mandatory all-age bicycle helmet law.
The states of Victoria, Western Australia and New South Wales
have a national mandatory all-age bicycle safety helmet law.
No mandatory cycle helmet laws are in place at this time but the
issue is being strongly debated in the UK with support on both
sides of the discussion.