Mandatory Helmet Law? Is CDC Trying to Reduce Motorcycle Use?

U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) is asking the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whether it is trying to reduce motorcycle ridership by pursuing a federal mandatory motorcycle helmet law, the American Motorcyclist Association and American Iron Magazine reports.

NTSB Calls for Nationwide Helmet Laws

The National Transportation Safety Board has called on states to require all motorcycle riders wear helmets. The announcement, made at a news conference in Washington, is part of the NTSB’s “Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety” — an initiative directed at state governments. Recent statistics show a rise in motorcycle fatalities, according to the NTSB.”From […]