Motorcycle Policy and the Public Interest: A Recommendation for a New Type of Partial Motorcycle Helmet Law. Academic Article uri icon


  • Motorcycle helmet laws are perceived to infringe upon individual rights even though they reduce mortality and health care costs. We describe proposed helmet legislation that protects individual rights and provides incentives for helmet use through a differential motorcycle registration fee that requires higher fees for those who wish to ride without a helmet.

publication date

  • December 2017