TGIF: Michigan Helmet Law Repeal, Yea or Nay?
A proposed state law would allow some motorcyclists to ride without helmets.
Do you enjoy talking about hot topics? Every Friday morning, we'll ask your opinion about local, regional or state news stories. You're welcome to chime in throughout the day – and to suggest other topics for future discussions. Here's this week's discussion starter:
According to WDIV-TV 4 in Detroit, a proposal that would allow some motorcyclists to ride without a helmet has been approved by a Michigan Senate committee.
The law would allow riders 21 and older who have had two years of riding experience and who have passed a safety examination to ride without a helmet, the report said.
According to the report, previous attempts to ease Michigan's helmet laws were vetoed in 2006 and 2008 by then-Gov. Jennifer Granholm.
With Motor City Harley Davidson in town, we've got plenty of cyclists in – and riding through – our community. So we're wondering what you think.