10:48 am
Wed November 28, 2012

If you can't make motorcyclists wear helmets, what CAN you do?

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Experts agree that the best way to reduce traffic fatalities involving motorcyclists is mandatory helmet laws.

But only nineteen states have such laws, and the number is smaller than it used to be, as several states in recent years repealed their mandatory helmet laws, including Michigan.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office says barring that most effective strategy, Congress should consider lettingĀ states use their federal motorcycle safety grants for more things.

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