Massachusetts Bikers Argue For The Economics Of No Helmet Laws

The battle over motorcycle helmets is popping up in just about every state in the country. In states that have no helmet laws, safety advocates are trying to get them passed. In states with laws already in place, bikers are trying to get them overturned. The latter is the case in Massachusetts, where motorcyclists are […]

IIHS Calls For Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The IIHS is a non-profit organization funded by insurance companies and dedicated to cutting down on accidents. The group is highly-regarded for their “top safety picks” in both the automotive and motorcycle worlds (although they have faced some criticism from the American Motorcyclist Association in the past). The IIHS recently submitted a report to the […]

Anti-Lock Brakes Coming to More Vehicles

Anti-lock brakes (ABS) are pretty much a standard feature on all automotive models by now, but they haven’t caught on as much with motorcycles. Indeed, the safety movement seems to have bypassed two-wheeled vehicles completely, the Wall Street Journal reports. While drivers and automakers want their cars as safe as possible, many riders are campaigning […]

Study: Motorcycle Helmets Decrease Spine Injuries

Motorcycle helmet safety studies are always of interest to riders, as one of the major issues in the biking community right now is the necessity of helmet laws. Some riders believe that all riders should wear a helmet, while others want the right to choose. With no federal mandate, the issue becomes one that every […]

Michigan Waits on Snyder for Helmet Ruling

A bill that would repeal Michigan’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law has made its way through the state legislature and to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk for signing – but it remains to be seen if he will veto the bill. The argument over motorcycle helmet laws continues in states all over the country, but Michigan is […]