Hel­met­less rid­ers a dan­ger­ous idea

Toronto Star - - INSIGHT -

Re Sikhs get pass on hel­met law, Oct. 11 Such a rul­ing should in­clude pro­vi­sion for tak­ing per­sonal re­spon­si­bil­ity. Per­haps those who opt for no hel­met for re­li­gious or other rea­sons should sign a waiver say­ing they will as­sume all costs for their med­i­cal treat­ment if they sus­tain a head in­jury as the re­sult of not wear­ing pro­tec­tive head gear. Carol Raw­son, Toronto Is the Ford gov­ern­ment op­er­at­ing in an in­tel­lec­tual vac­uum by dis­miss­ing the moun­tain of med­i­cal ev­i­dence on brain in­juries from not wear­ing a hel­met? One might sur­mise that brain dam­age isn’t con­fined to hel­met­less mo­tor­cy­clists. Clive King, North Saanich, B.C.

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