In the state of Texas, it is not mandatory to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle. You have the right to choose whether you wear a helmet. However, there are a few requirements when riding a motorcycle. You must have completed a motorcycle safety course and have valid insurance.
These requirements must have been met to be exempted from wearing a helmet. Although it is legal not to wear a helmet, we highly recommend wearing one if only for your safety. Moreover, it may affect your compensation if you are injured in an accident.
You could receive partial blame for the injuries, which could have been mitigated if you wore a helmet. If you have become injured from being in a motorcycle accident, please call our office to discuss your case!