Anti-helmet law demonstrators in recent rally at state capitol in Albany, N.Y. (Skip Dickstein / Albany Times Union)
This always a heated debate…I think it’s simple….DO you, yourself think you are IMPORTANT and should take every precaution to minimize RISKS? Who cares about laws and politics…WHY would anyone NOT want to protect their own BODY as best as they can?????? AM I missing something??????
IMPORTANT ARTICLE AND AS USUAL CONTRAVERSIAL! BUT WHY?????? WHY WOULD ANYONE NOT WEAR A HELMET? FOR THOSE OUT THERE WHO DO NOT WEAR PROPER GEAR DO YOU DRIVE YOUR CAR WITHOUT WEARING A SEAT BELT?
WASHINGTON – In a highly touted safety achievement, deaths on the nation’s roads and highways have fallen sharply in recent years, to the lowest total in more than a half-century. But motorcyclists have missed out on that dramatic improvement, and the news for them has been increasingly grim.