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California’s Bicycle Helmet Law Debate May Reignite Thanks to Latest Study

Posted on: Thursday, January 14th, 2016

The December 2015 edition of the journal, Injury Epidemiology , is likely to reignite a bicycle law debate that took place throughout California earlier this year. The debate centered on bicycle helmets, which are mentioned in the state’s Vehicle Code Section 21212, Subsection A through F3 as well as Penal Code Section 1463. Presently, it only impacts minors and their parents or legal guardians. […]

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Failure to Mandate Helmets in Bike Share Programs Linked to Increase in Head Injuries

Posted on: Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Cities in California that have kicked off bike- share programs must take the results of a new study very seriously. According to the study, the rate of bicycle accident-related head injuries in cities that have implemented bike-share programs has actually spiked since these programs were introduced. That is being traced to the fact that these […]

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