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The Federal safety nannies continue to focus on the wrong thing in regard to motorcycle safety - helmets.  Even though the Federal blackmail of the States highway funds was struck down years ago, the Feds continue to push the same thing - mandatory helmets for all.  Whether you decide to wear a helmet or not, it should be your decision, not decided by bureaucrats in Washington. They should be promoting driver awareness of motorcycles and encouraging safety training programs. Maybe they should be pressuring States that raid their motorcycle safety funds to stop?  That would actually help, too.

Federal traffic safety official wants Congress to actively promote helmet use - American Motorcyclist Association