The Daily Texan
Thursday, July 27, 2006
The Firing Line: Crashing helmet laws, II
By Rob D’Amico
He also described the opposition to the ordinance as a “vocal minority.” I submit that he is the vocal minority, since the Austin Cycling Association has come out against his proposal, and the Texas Bicycle Coalition is taking no position, since it has concerns that a helmet law would discourage bicycling. Additionally, the League of Bicycling Voters has reunited with hundreds of bicyclists ready to fight the proposal when it comes up for an Aug. 24 public hearing before the City Council.
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