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Originally posted by illuminatitanimulli
Lots of times helmets cause deaths in motorcycle accidents. It should be up to the rider.
Originally posted by WeRpeons
reply to post by romanmel
To me that's exceeding their boundaries when enforcing laws. It's a clear set-up to bring in money for the state. That's the problem I see with the seat belt law. Anyone can forget to buckle-up even those people that have a habit of doing it. It only take one slip up for an officer who wants to be a prick to pull you over and ticket you. Shouldn't our police officers enforce more important laws than this cash cow law?
I'm all for enforcing children to be buckled-up because their are parents out their that really shouldn't be parents. Too many kids having kids and many of them don't want to be bothered with taking care of them.
Originally posted by zookey
What is the main cause of deaths / injuries in crashes?
Why do you NEED to speed?
Originally posted by MegaMind
reply to post by cheesyleps
"laying down a bike" in my experience of hearing the expression really means having an accident in which the bike is no longer standing
I think people like the way it sounds as opposed to "I had a motorcycle accident"
BTW I had to "lay the motorcycle down" once - I ran too fast into a curve, froze up and went off the road into a grassy field. Whew! What luck! - only grass rash - I was young and inexperienced. Saying I "laid the bike down" (so gentle sounding isn't it?) was a lot better for the ego than saying I crashed.
A helmet is a good idea. Road rash on the face or head wouldn't be fun. BTW what is up with these guys wearing shorts and flip flops while riding? My guess is they haven't come off their bikes yet and with the kind of reasoning and decision making they demonstrate in their choice of motorcycle gear it is probably just a matter of time before they do. Ouch! It isn't going to be nearly as pretty as they think they look while riding.edit on 30-5-2011 by MegaMind because: (no reason given)edit on 30-5-2011 by MegaMind because: (no reason given)