Action Alert: Oppose Senate Bill (SB) 712 to Repeal Maryland’s All-Rider Motorcycle Helmet Law

  • February 19, 2021
150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

ACTION ALERT: Oppose Senate Bill (SB) 712 which repeals Maryland’s all-rider motorcycle helmet law.  The effort to repeal Maryland’s all-rider helmet law has been consistently considered in the Maryland General Assembly over the past several sessions. This year, the bill (SB 712) has 10 sponsors, including three members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee (SJPC).  The SJPC is holding a hearing to consider SB 712 on Tuesday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m.  Several stakeholders have provided testimony in opposition including public health and safety groups, medical professionals, families of crash victims, researchers, and motorcyclists.  Following the SJPC hearing, a vote will be scheduled to take place during a committee voting session.  To learn more CLICK HERE.