North Carolina AIM Attorneys

Robert Alan Donat
Attorney at Law
7810 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28277

North Carolina Helmet Law


  • Helmets Required for all riders.

Other North Carolina Motorcycle Laws

State Funded Rider Education

  • Available for all eligible applicants.

Daytime Use Of Headlight

  • Required by law. Modulating headlight permitted.

Passenger Seat

  • Required if carrying a passenger.

Passenger Footrests

  • Required if carrying a passenger.


  • Required by law.

Periodic Safety Inspection

  • Required by law.

65 MPH Speed Limit

  • In effect on designated rural interstate highways.

NCOM Region

REGION VI : Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina

Anti-Discrimination Law


Article L Section I of the North Carolina Constitution provides that “all persons are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, the enjoyment of the fruits of their own labor, and the pursuit of happiness” Article L Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution provides that “no person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws….” In Cohen v. California, 403 U.S. 15 (1971), the United States Supreme Court ruled that American citizens have the first amendment right to wear clothing that displays writings or designs. Additionally, the right of freedom of association has long been recognized and protected by the United States Supreme Court. Accordingly, in North Carolina an individual’s right to wear motorcycle attire is constitutionally protected. and individuals or establishments who discriminate on the basis of motorcycle attire are subject to lawsuit.

Don’t subject yourself to civil and criminal penalties and to expensive and time consuming lawsuits. Don’t discriminate against people wearing colors or motorcycle attire.