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RE: YO Rich!

It is necessary to mandate that people without the sense to get in out of
the rain must wear their helmets to protect their brain buckets only because
without such a law, they would not.  On the other hand, without the law,
there may be an improvement in the gene pool.  (Did I really say that?)
Perhaps that is why Ohio repealed their motorcycle helmet law but kept the
law that says a motorcycle must drive with the headlight on.

I loved riding with Bill on his bike, but he is a stickler when it comes to
safety.  All kidding aside, around here, it is mandatory for people to wear
bicycle helmets, use seat belts and such, but not to wear a motorcycle
helmet.  (Tell me how this infringes on their rights?)  One can live without
an arm or leg, with scars and various other injuries, but in an accident, I
vote for protecting the head.  I don't want to be a vegetable somewhere and
I don't think most folks would.  However, I see so many people (not just
teens) riding without appropriate protective gear.  It really gets my blood
to boiling when I see kids on the back of a parent's bike and neither are
wearing a helmet, in shorts and short sleeves and "flip-flops.  And then
they ride in a car's blind spot without any thought or they tail gate, zip
between two cars in a double lane and other such nonsense.  

O.K., I'm off my soapbox now.  I'm going to go meditate in the garden, pull
weeds and see if I can get my blood pressure down.

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Cersgarden@aol.com
Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2006 9:56 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] YO Rich!

In a message dated 4/19/06 10:28:44 PM, red4@omni-tech.net writes:

> Nebraska law requires a helmet, unlike IA

Great law however I find it difficult to understand why we must mandate 
someone to wear protective gear.   Iowa passed the law a number of yrs ago &
it was 
repealed.   How does it differ from a seat belt, duh!   Enjoy your rides, 

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