Repeal of the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Helmet Law: Reflections on the Ethical and Political Dynamics of Public Health Reform
Cherry, Robert A
BMC public health 2010 April 21; 10: 202
In June of 2003 the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed S. 259 which repealed the state's 35-year old motorcycle helmet safety law. Motorcycle helmets are now only required for riders who are under the age of 21 and for those who are 21 years or older who have had a motorcycle operator's license for less than two years, or who have not completed an approved motorcycle safety course.
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