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Advocates and a strong coalition oppose bill to repeal NE motorcycle helmet requirement

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See the press release, “Highway Safety Coalition Urges Unicameral to Keep Current Helmet Law.” See Advocates’ letter, Nebraska Legislative Bill 91. See the fact sheet, “Motorcycle Helmets Save Lives: Oppose LB 91 Which Seeks to Repeal the Current Law.”  

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Advocates and the Skilled Motorcyclist Association Urge Tennessee Lawmakers to Preserve the State’s All-Rider Motorcycle Helmet Law

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For nearly 55 years, this critical law has been preventing deaths and injuries and saving taxpayer dollars in Tennessee. To repeal the all-rider helmet law would be a deadly and costly mistake.

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Missouri Times Op-Ed by Cathy Chase on Traffic Safety Laws

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These are dangerous times for Missouri motorists and road users. Crash fatalities skyrocketed to a 13-year high in 2020, with nearly 1,000 deaths, including 120 pedestrians, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT).

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

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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. 

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