Helmet Laws Redux

Interesting paper - and this is why I’m very leery about pushing through various safety legislations. The old chorus about “but seat belts save lives” as a catch all example is turning out to not make a good generalization.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17032-bicycle-helmet-laws-could-do-more-harm-than-good.html

the actual publication can be found here, you need to be on campus or connected via VPN:

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1368064