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Over-the-top policing of bike helmet laws targets vulnerable riders

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Abstract


  • Cycling is often held up as a model of healthy and sustainable urban transport. So why have bike laws become more, not less, draconian? Our ongoing research shows mandatory helmet laws have become a tool of disproportionate penalties and aggressive policing.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • J. Quilter & R. Hogg, 'Over-the-top policing of bike helmet laws targets vulnerable riders' (2019) 24 October The Conversation 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5019&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/3983

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 24 October

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Cycling is often held up as a model of healthy and sustainable urban transport. So why have bike laws become more, not less, draconian? Our ongoing research shows mandatory helmet laws have become a tool of disproportionate penalties and aggressive policing.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • J. Quilter & R. Hogg, 'Over-the-top policing of bike helmet laws targets vulnerable riders' (2019) 24 October The Conversation 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5019&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/3983

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 24 October

Place Of Publication


  • Australia