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Bicycle Deaths Lower in Mandatory Helmet States

By: CBS
By: CBS

A new study shows bicycle helmets saves more lives in states that legally require them.

Head injuries cause most of the 900 bicycle deaths each year.

Death rates are significantly lower in the 21 states with mandatory helmet laws.

A leading group of pediatricians is pushing for every state to require helmets.


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