Originally Posted by dennisjay
... You make a good point about public policy. That's the difference between PFDs and helmets. I support mandatory helmet laws because the lack of use does add to the cost of health care
Generally, those who disdain helmets don't add much burden to the health care
system - they die at the scene.
On the other hand, those who ride helmetless are an excellent source of vital organs, for the rest of us.
It's not for nothing, that EMS personnel call them “donor-cycles”.