Article by Penelope Stone
Those who drive a motorcycle in the state of Indiana are responsible for staying educated as to the laws of the state. Not knowing the laws can lead to a slew of trouble including traffic tickets, motorcycle accidents and even motorcycle injuries. If you should happen to be involved in a motorcycle accident, the following information will be pertinent for you to know beforehand to prevent and further headaches.
With regard to equipment used when riding a motorcycle, there are several laws in effect to be followed. In the state of Indiana, wearing a helmet is required by all operators and passengers under the age of eighteen. Those under the age of eighteen are also required to wear eye protection in the form of goggles, glasses for a transparent face shield. Additionally, there are no restrictions when it comes to the use of helmet speakers. While each state has different laws pertaining to “lane splitting,” (passing vehicles by moving between two lanes of traffic), the state of Indiana does not permit this action. Furthermore, Indiana prohibits more than one vehicle, including motorcycles, to stay abreast in a single lane.