Before Thanksgiving, the Judiciary Committee heard testimony in support of a bill to tighten the state’s seat belt law. I’m considering supporting the change, based on the compelling evidence that it would save lives. As always, I’d appreciate hearing your thoughts.
Senator Brownsberger has recently submitted the testimony in this post on S.1117, An Act relative to bicycle safety. The bill would encourage reflective clothing for bicyclists and would mandate use of bicycle helmets.
There are multiple bills pending in this session, sponsored by Senator Brownsberger, that would improve bicycle safety. This post provides more information on all of them.
I’m amazed that used-car dealers aren’t required to repair safety recalls before selling vehicles, or disclose the recalls to customers when the cars are purchased. If there’s something that can be done at the state level about this life-threatening issue, please look into it.
I’m concerned about safety on the Fiedler Footbridge–the command to WALK BIKES should be painted in big fluorescent letters on the concrete wall at each end, and on the walkway itself.
Hi Will, Here is the idea I told you about, I have never done this before, all input is appreciated: Problem: Accidents occur because motorists and cyclists are unaware of …