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Helmet Law

[ Thu, 2010-04-22 15:52 ]
A family outfitted in helmets at Deer Valley Resort
Thanks in part to TV’s Dr. Phil, the State Assembly Committee in California has approved a strict law requiring everyone under the age of 18 to wear a helmet on the slopes.

It hasn’t passed—yet. But the bill introduced by Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) requiring everyone under 18 to wear a helmet at all California ski resorts has serious momentum. On Tuesday, April 20, the State Assembly Committee approved the bill, entitled SB 880, partially due to support and publicity from an unlikely source: daytime television talk show host, Dr. Phil.

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