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Study- Motorcycle Helmet Laws Reduce Deaths

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susan_harr5 years ago

According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motorcycle accident deaths are much lower in states that require helmets by law than in states that do not.

About the Motorcycle Helmet Safety Study

  • The CDC study showed that about five times as many riders without helmets die in states that don’t have restrictive helmet laws.
  • Only about 12% of the 6,000 deaths counted over a three year period were in states that require every rider to wear a helmet.
  • The CDC believes that the most effective way to make people to wear helmets is by passing a universal helmet law in every state that requires everyone to wear a helmet.
  • There are currently 19 states that have a universal helmet law, 28 that have a partial helmet law, and 3 with no helmet law.

Contact an Experienced Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Thomas J. Henry are committed to fighting for the rights of motorcycle injury victims and work to make sure that the person responsible pays for the pain he/she caused.

Because we understand that being injured in a motorcycle accident causes lifetime pain and suffering, we put constant pressure on the insurance company and driver involved to ensure you receive the maximum monetary compensation you deserve. If you or someone you love was injured in a motorcycle accident, contact our offices. We are available 24/7, nights and weekends.


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