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Motorcycle Helmet Bill Killed

NORTH HAMPTON,PENNSYLVANIA — A pair of proposed bills that would have required all Pennsylvania motorcyclists to wear helmets and all motorcycles made after 1982 to have noise "emission systems labels" died Tuesday in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives. According to the House Transportation Committee, the proposed bills were dismissed after being found "too inexpedient to legislate." State Rep. and North Hampton, PA resident Judith Day sponsored both bills and previously told the Herald, "People using public roads should have to be responsible riders." Contois said he e-mailed his staff "to be sure we're all doing the right thing and to respect the sport because we all have a stake in it." "We don't have to worry until next year, but I'm sure it's going to come … [Read more...]

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