Helmet law leaves opponents predicting more bike deaths

05.08.2011                      05.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Helmet law leaves opponents predicting more bike deaths

Children and teens will continue to be required to wear protective gear everywhere, but adults only on inter-city roads

Road-safety and accident-prevention groups predicted that the private member’s bill to allow adults not to wear safety helmets while biking within urban areas – which was approved by the Knesset late Wednesday night, before the MKs began their recess – would cause needless deaths and serious injuries.
Children and teens will continue to be required to wear protective gear everywhere, but adults only on inter-city roads….