King County (Seattle) to review helmet law

King County Board of Health has passed a motion to review the county’s bicycle helmet law, enacted in 1993 and implemented in Seattle in 2003. That follows on the heels of Cascade Bicycle Club announcing its support for repeal of that law, citing injustice in its enforcement. The agenda item does not ensure repeal; it’s a first step that might lead to that outcome.

Tacoma repealed its helmet law last year.

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