Saturday, November 27, 2010

Head Injuries: Why Motorcycle and Bicycle Helmets Should Be Mandatory

It is not unreasonable to expect every motorcycle rider in the country to be licensed specifically for riding (and many states do have this requirement). Perhaps one condition that could be imposed - strongly highlighted - would state that any time a rider chooses to not wear a helmet, they automatically waive their right to care paid for with public funds.

This would keep freedom of choice in the hands of the chest thumping riders, and the freedom for me to not have to pay for their uninsured butts when they smear their faces across the highway.

(I'll bet the rider who was wearing this helmet was glad he did! http://www­.samatours­­ets/pictur­es/crashed­­g)
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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