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Michigan repeals helmet law for motorcyclists

April 23, 2012

Motorcyclists in Michigan can now ride without a helmet after Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation repealing a 35-year-old safety requirement. The Christian Science Monitor cites a 2012 UMTRI study that found that, had the Michigan law been repealed in 2009, the average cost per crash involving a motorcyclist would have increased 48 percent. Read the full article.