Helmet Law In Michigan: Change The Law
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Helmet Law In Michigan

Helmet Law In Michigan: Change The Law

    1. ashlie hollis
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      ashlie hollis

      grand rapids, MI

My brother Derek Hollis was involved in a bad motorcycle accident on September 29th 2012, and passed away October 7th 2012 he was 30. My brother loved riding his Harley his bike was his baby. He adored it and loved it very much. Derek was not wearing his helmet when the accident happen. He was thrown from his bike and landed on his head. He sustained a very bad head injury and fought for a week he was doing good but the swelling in his head started back up and ended up causing the whole brain to die, so in other words we were left with no choice but to remove him from life support. My brother was an amazing person who touched everyone that he came in contact with. He was a son, uncle, brother, friend and my best friend. When I found out about the helmet law passing I was sick to my stomach! I understand that wearing a helmet is a "Choice" but passing the helmet law because the state was worried about tourist and money, that's awful. I believe that a persons life is more important then that!! You have to wear a seat belt in a car, so why don't you have to wear a helmet when on a motorcycle? Your body is more exposed on a motorcycle then in a car, but yet it's still ok to not wear a helmet? I honestly don't understand this stupid law. I keep hear more and more stories about people being hurt in motorcycle accidents and not having helmets on. If my brother would of had his helmet on he would of walked away with a broken shoulder. Im asking for support here, I know that this isn't going to make a difference, but I want to see how many people agree with me and support me. The "NO HELMET LAW" is absurd!! Please sign my petition if you agree...Thanks!!

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    1. WOO!! 100!! Keep the signatures coming!!

      ashlie hollis
      Petition Organizer

      A special thank to each and every one of you who signed this for me...Please keep the signatures coming!! I want this thing blown out of the water! Let's help save some lives!!

    2. Reached 100 signatures
    3. PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG!!

      ashlie hollis
      Petition Organizer

      I wanna thank everyone who has signed so far. Please pass this along to your friends and family. I am VERY SERIOUS about this matter! I see all these petitions with thousands of signatures, I want this to be one of them! This is a important matter in the state of Michigan! People need to understand that when they pass a law as to something like it, it's not the state telling you what to do it's them tying to save a life...So please copy this link and post it to blogs, FB, Myspace, twitter! Let's get this petition rockin!!

    4. Reached 50 signatures

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    • Michelle Tavernier NEGAUNEE, MI
      • over 1 year ago

      We just had a Funeral for very good man my brother-in-law and father

      of a 16-year-old died because he did not wear his helmet home and on if had worn his helmet he would have walked away and now we have Put him the ground tomorrow what a waste !!!! :-(

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    • Jamie Walderzak MOUNT PLEASANT, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      Because I am a nurse and believe this this repeal is absurd!

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    • Michael Weston PORTAGE, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      I know multiple people that have had small accidents where the helmet they were wearing saved there life according to the paramedics and police.

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    • Sherree Holster HAZEL PARK, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      My Brother-in-law was in an accident exactly like this a few weeks ago had he not been wearing his helmet he to would have died. it saved his life. I know many friends who ride however most of them keep their helmets on. i know alot who do not, i worry about them all, but worry about All who think that wearing a helmet is a problem. Even though it is nice i'd rather wear one and be alive.

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    • Sara Myers HASLETT, MI
      • almost 2 years ago

      Way too many deaths without helmets!

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