“I think there’s a limit of what government should be involved in our lives.” – Sen. David Sater (r)
SB 147 was introduced by Senator David Sater (r). The bill summary:
MOTORCYCLE HEADGEAR (Sections 302.020 and 302.026)
…This act also provides that qualified operators who are 18 or older may operate a motorcycle or motortricycle without a helmet if he or she is covered by a health insurance policy or other form of insurance which will provide the person with medical benefits for injuries incurred as a result of a motorcycle or motortricycle accident. Proof of such coverage shall be provided on request of law enforcement by showing a copy of the qualified operator’s insurance card…
Motorcyle helmet law
The House and Senate signed off on a package of transportation-related changes in state law, including one that would lift the requirement that all riders wear protective headwear.
Motorcycle riders under the age of 18 would still need to wear a helmet. Those over 18 could go without if they have health insurance.
During earlier debate, lawmakers agreed motorcyclists should wear helmets, but some said the choice should be a matter of personal freedom.
“I think there’s a limit of what government should be involved in our lives,” Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville said.
“…some said the choice should be a matter of personal freedom.” Like, maybe, personal medical decisions? Just asking.
He’s no where close to connecting the dots here, is he?
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