CDC Study Finds Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws Increase Helmet Use, Save Money

Iowa and Illinois are the only two states without helmet laws.

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http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2012/p0614_motorcycle_laws.html
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…

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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.

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