Professional bull riding is a fierce, rough, and grueling sport with roots deeply imbedded in American culture. It's America's original extreme sport. The PBR has evolved into a captivating and adrenaline charged sporting event that features an all star cast of the greatest bull riders and bucking bulls in the
Many people think that to wear a helmet should a personal desition and should be not mandatory. After all, if harm is cause for not wearing a helmet, it will be a personal harm and no a general harm for society, “People have the right to chose their own poison” (Rosenstand, 255).
State and national motorcycle rights organizations are strong advocates of rider education and motorist awareness. I agree this is an important issue but not enough. The Journal of Trauma conducted a study to investigate motorcycle collisions with animals. Based on the results they concluded, “Deer Motorcycle Crashes (DMC) are a significant public health issue in mid-western states.” A deer darting in front of
The governor of Michigan just signed a law that overturned the state’s long-standing helmet requirement for motorcyclists. Senate Bill 291 overturned the 35 year old safety requirement that was created to protect motorcycle riders from traumatic brain injuries and fatalities in the event of a crash. This decision has sparked
4. Although helmets are important for the bikers themselves, the most important reason for repealing this new law is the increased burden placed on the shoulders of the taxpayers. Helmetless riders are three times as likely to need hospital care because of head injuries and four times as likely to have sustained severe or critical head trauma (Rowland 3-4). Brain injuries caused by riding without a helmet are extremely expensive when it comes time for treatment and rehabilitation. Motorcycle insurance policies do not usually cover the injuries sustained by a rider involved in an accident (Wlazelek 3). Treatment for a motorcyclist with
This is usually an issue as everyone who rides a motorcycle wears leather, to protect themselves incase they fall of, as leather is tough and is quiet resistant to tearing. Many people also go to bars and if they are going by themselves a motorcycle is cheaper to get around.
Adopting and implementing a universal helmet law for the State of Arizona is associated with a variety of costs as well as benefits. The most obvious benefit is the amount of lives that could potentially be saved by a universal helmet law. Studies and research have consistently proven that wearing a helmet while operating a motorcycle greatly decreases the prevalence of injuries and fatalities associated with motorcycle accidents. There is no price that can be put on a human life. In my opinion, if a universal helmet law can save even one life then it is worth whatever the monetary cost necessary to implement it.
A lot of states enforce laws considering obligatory to wear helmets for motorcycle riders. Such laws can be a decision making aspect in your ability to get settlement for against damages caused during a motorcycle accident. Settlement relies on your state's motorcycle helmet ruling, the type of your physical or motorcycle damages and on the fact that you were putting a helmet on your head in the accident or not.
Helmets are meant to help protect the head from injuries such as concussions and trauma during falls and crashes, in doing so saves lives. When wearing your helmet keeping it on straight and fastening all the straps will help absorb much of the force of impact with the obstacle. Also, In Kathy Jenson’s article “Preparedness, Vigilance Keys to Motorcycle Safety” she says, “staying safe on a motorcycle or a scooter is mostly common sense. It starts with wearing appropriate gear” (Jenson). Using your common sense and riding with a leather jackets or other safety gear is all that is necessary to decrease the risk of injury. Making sure to never skip out on wearing safety gear in order to save time is a way to stay safe while
Announcer Number 1: Attention bikers, cyclists, and all others who participate in extreme sports! In order to avoid severe brain damage it is essential to wear helmets. Announcer Number 2: Brain damage is one of the most common injuries resulting from bicycle, motorcycle, and horseback riding accidents. Wearing a helmet can
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Helmets should be required for all motorcycle riders. According to the Kansas Department of transportation, there were, 1,087 motorcycle crashes in 2016. Of those, 860 people involved in the crashes were injured, 52 people died; while only 21 of those people were wearing helmets (Kansas Department of Transportation). There are only 17 states in the United States that require helmets be used always, 19 states say that you must wear a helmet if you are under the age of 18, while 11 states say you must wear a helmet if you are under the age of 21, leaving only four states that have no helmet laws at all (Motorcycle Helmet Laws)
Legal factors: Legislation enforces all the motorcycle riders to wear a helmet when on a motorcycle and if found without one, fines are applied. Financial incentives for the states were repealed by the Congress wherever universal helmet laws were not enforced. Licensing of motorcycles is required to be done again in the city even if it had been done once in the suburbs. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for regulation of automobile and motorcycle emissions.