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MOTORCYCLISTS REVVED UP OVER BAY STATE HELMET LAWS [+MEDIA]

By Andy Metzger

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 18, 2017.....Clad in leather and star-spangled bandanas, motorcyclists descended on the State House Thursday asking for government to take a more hands-off approach towards helmet usage and step up enforcement of dangerous driving.

Rick Gleason, the legislative director of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association, said one reason bikers want to be able to ride helmet-free is the feel of the wind in their hair, and he said ditching the helmet allows bikers to "hear and see a lot more."


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