Motorcycle Helmet Laws In The United States From 1990 To 2005: Politics And Public Health

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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in the United States from 1990 to 2005: Politics and Public Health

The repeal of motorcycle helmet laws in the United States contradicts a global movement toward enacting mandatory helmet laws; as of 2003, at least 29 countries including most European Union countries, the Russian Federation, Iceland, and Israel had passed mandatory helmet laws for motorcycles. Developing countries, including Thailand and Nepal, also have passed helmet laws in recent years. Varying levels of enforcement and other factors, such as the general safety and quality of the roads, influence the effectiveness of these laws in different countries (Legge & Park ...