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If the helmet is the solution, then the wrong question is being asked

It was a helmet like this,

that the young nurse was wearing,

when she swerved to avoid,

the door being opened,

by the motorist getting out, 54 more words


The 4 sentence argument for why bicycle helmets should not be compulsory.

  1. Riding a bicycle is a healthy activity and people who do so regularly live longer, on average, than people who do not ride bicycles.
  2. Helmet laws present the message that cycling is dangerous and in turn, reduce the rate of people cycling.
  3. 52 more words

Voice of a hothead

A few days ago I took Patrick Brady to task for his blog’s terrible stance arguing that cyclists should just accept a mandatory helmet law for California bicyclists. 1,383 more words


New report from research group suggests stricter driving rules

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Foundation, an influential public policy research group, will publish a report suggesting a range of changes to the rules of the road in Utah, with just about each one making someone angry. 241 more words


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