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Helmet Laws

Lydia O'Connor

California Mandatory Bicycle Helmet Law Would Make Riding Less Safe, Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics

Legislation that would make California the first state requiring adult bicyclists to wear helmets has some biking advocates worried the mandate would ...

Guardian of Thailand's Noggins

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Kirk Gillock, a young American expatriate, is trying to save lives by protecting the heads of anyone riding on two wheels. Slowly but surely, he's making some progress. Gillock has donated more than 4,500 helmets to Thai children and adults.

Big Bro Before What You Know?

Daniel P. Malito | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Daniel P. Malito

Some in our government truly wish to legislate every single aspect of our lives. The sobering part is that it's all a game of numbers -- the more laws like these are put to the vote, the more chance some will slip through.

Motorcycle Helmet Laws Reduce Deaths, CDC Says

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Fewer motorcyclists die in states that require helmets, and the costs to society are lower too, according to a new federal study relea...