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Exemption permit Belt-laying and helmet-carrying obligation: grant

In order to protect road users, the legislator has stipulated that seat belts must be fitted during the journey and that safety helmets must be worn when driving motorcycles.

However, it is possible to be exempted from this obligation on request. The resulting significant safety risk is borne by the applicant.

Exemption from the belt-laying obligation is possible if

  • if it is not possible to wear seat belts for health reasons.
  • if the applicant's height is less than 150 cm.

Exemption from the helmet wearing obligation is possible,

  • if it is not possible to wear a safety helmet for health reasons.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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