For 6.5 billion people, this is an image of grace, beauty and style. For us, it’s a picture of a crime.
For 6.5 billion people, this is a choice they get to make every day. For us, its a $100 fine.
You don’t need laws to get mothers to look after their children, just like you don’t need laws to get people to act in their own self interest. If people feel the need to wear a helmet, they will. If not, they won’t.
The only thing helmet laws do is discourage cycling and prevent scenes like this one from happening in Australia and New Zealand. Support helmet freedom by writing to your state Transport Minister right now.
(photo via Mikael Colville-Andersen)