The Heads First Coalition Urges Veto
WHO: The Heads First Coalition, representing the medical community, traffic safety and insurance industry organizations in Michigan. WHAT: The coalition will respond to the Legislature's approval of Senate Bill 297, which will repeal the state's 37-year mandatory motorcycle helmet law. WHEN: 11 a.m. THURSDAY, June 22, 2006 WHERE: Rotunda, State Capitol Building, downtown Lansing WHY: The Coalition will present information about the costs that repeal of the motorcycle helmet law will have on Michigan residents. This legislative action -- unless vetoed -- will result in at least 22 additional fatalities and more than 700 additional injuries each year.
PRNewswire -- June 20