Motorcycle riders say helmet are matter of personal choice
BY ROBERT MEDLEY NewsOK.com
Monday, December 17, 2012
12/17/12 at 5:43 AM
It's the freedom of choice they like.
They ride their motorcycles with the wind in their hair and say helmets shouldn't be required by law.
In Oklahoma, adults 18 and older don't have to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle, only those younger than 18.
John Pierce, 69, of Collinsville, staunchly defends bikers' choice to wear a helmet. Pierce is the legislative chairman for the American Bikers Active Toward Education (ABATE), a group of about 1,100 motorcycle enthusiasts in the state.
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Original Print Headline: Helmets a personal choice, bikers say