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California Legislators Consider First Adult Helmet Law In Country03:50

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Legislators in California are expected to vote next month on a proposed law that would require adult bicycle riders to wear helmets. It would be the first adult law in the country — many states already require kids to wear helmets.

But many cyclist groups worry that requiring helmets could deter cyclists.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks to California state senator Carol Liu, who introduced the bill.


  • Carol Liu, Democratic California state senator.

This segment aired on March 18, 2015.

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