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New Push For Helmet Laws

November 22, 2013

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The helmet law debate, now in its 47th year, is starting to heat up again. In the last month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the British Magazine The Economist have editorialized for a national, mandatory helmet law for motorcycle riders. Yesterday a Republican Congressman from Michigan named Tim Walberg accused the CDC […]

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West Virginia, Tennessee Helmet Laws

March 25, 2009

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I you plan to ride in either West Virginia or Tennessee this summer don’t forget to wear your special plastic hat. Bills to end mandatory helmet laws in both states died this week. Both bills lost to the argument that letting bikers go helmetless would cost everybody too much money. Tennessee In Tennessee House Bill […]

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