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Helmet protest / Protestation contre le casque

Helmet protest. Well, where should I start? Before 2010, the helmet was a requirement when driving a motorcycle in Chad. Normal, no? From 2010-2014, they went through a period of helmet/no helmet laws. 1,028 more words


The Debate over California's Proposed Mandatory Helmet Law

A bill introduced last week by state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) would extend California’s youth helmet requirement to adults, mandate reflective clothing while biking at night and fine cyclists $25 for not complying. 348 more words


Helmet safety revisited after teen critically injured in skateboard accident

Should there be a mandatory helmet law for children who ride skateboards?

State lawmakers plan to address the issue in the upcoming legislative session, especially after a 15-year-old boy was critically injured in Kahaluu Monday morning. 404 more words


Look abroad for inspiration to build a vibrant city cycling culture.

Here’s a reminder of why we should be looking beyond Australia for inspiration for growing a cycling culture. This is the kind of imagery you get when you have a country that, like New Zealand, 318 more words


Some of my best friends are cyclists.

Please excuse the childish attempt at parody.

The interaction with the police officer in the above video came at the end of the Bike to the Future… 500 more words


More about Bike Helmets

I’ve probably written enough about why I think mandatory helmet laws are a bad idea, but I couldn’t resist linking to a few interesting articles published recently. 146 more words


Breaking the Law?

Only in Vancouver would cycling slowly along a recreational bike path be illegal. It’s ridiculous. I run faster than most seawall cyclists, and yet they’re required by law to wear safety gear. 241 more words