Helmet Would Have Saved Motorcyclist Who Crashed During Anti-helmet Protest Ride

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  1. Peter

    Peter Global Mọd

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    Helmet Would Have Saved Motorcyclist Who Crashed During Anti-Helmet Protest Ride

    A 55-year-old New York man was riding in an American Bikers Aimed Towards Education helmet-protest ride Saturday when he fishtailed, "went over the handlebars of his motorcycle and injured his head on the pavement." The head injury killed him.

    Evidence at the scene and information from the attending physician indicate Contos would have survived if he had been wearing a Department of Transportation approved helmet, troopers said.​
    Parish man, protesting motorcycle helmet laws, dies from head injury, troopers say [Post-Standard] (H/T @sportsfeeder1)



    Not really thread-worthy, but you can eat my butt if you don't like it.
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  2. No121Else

    No121Else Technicians!

    Saw this yesterday but didn't have much to say on it lol.
  3. Sovereign

    Sovereign Well-Known Member

    Welp, who would have guessed. They do need helmets...
  4. Stick

    Stick thinking

    what goes around, comes around.
  5. wingless

    wingless ThisIsFor'Em

    Do you think they are still going to have Anti-helmet protest rallies?
  6. Drew

    Drew Well-Known Member

    Saw this yesterday too...America at it's finest.
  7. lilmuleman214

    lilmuleman214 Member

    lol thats guys a rutard
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  8. wingless

    wingless ThisIsFor'Em

    I will win this funny picture battle:

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  9. Empire

    Empire Lord of the Wastes

    You don't ride without a helmet. period. If you want to 'feel the wind in your hair', get a fucking convertible like a regular asshole with a midlife crisis.
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  10. EnergiE

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    Move to Arizona you don't have to wear a helmet there.
  11. Velexis

    Velexis Vee-Lex-Is

    Amusing. Personally I see nothing wrong with the protest and whether you should wear helmets or not - although ironic. Let whoever do what they like in their personal space, even if it does kill them.

    Do you have pro-helmet protests in America?

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