Iowa and Illinois are the only two states without helmet laws.
Annual cost savings in states with universal motorcycle helmet laws were nearly four times greater (per registered motorcycle) than in states without these comprehensive laws, according to a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
Helmets prevent 37 percent of crash deaths among riders and 41 percent among passengers. They also prevent 13 percent of serious injuries and 8 percent of minor injuries to riders and passengers.
- CDC: Motorcycle helmets save lives, save money (thesunnews.typepad.com)
- Study Finds Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws Increase Helmet Use, Save Money (cdc.gov)
- Motorcycle Helmets Can Save $1.4 Billion (personalliberty.com)
- CDC: Motorcycle helmet laws reduce deaths (mercurynews.com)
- Motorcycle Helmet Laws Save Lives and Dollars: CDC (news.health.com)
- CDC: Motorcycle helmet laws reduce deaths (onlineathens.com)
- CDC: Motorcycle helmet laws reduce deaths [POLL] (azfamily.com)
- Motorcycle helmet laws reduce deaths, federal study says (thegazette.com)