Survey: SHOH33

On a different issue, dozens of states recently have repealed laws that once required adult motorcycle riders to wear safety helmets. Federal safety officials say helmets save lives, but many motorcyclists say helmets are actually more dangerous and make motorcycle riding less enjoyable. Do you think states should require motorcyclists to wear helemts or should wearng helmets be voluntary?

Answers: ( respondents)
Require helmets 71%
Helmets shold be voluntary 26%
Don't know 3%

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NOTE: The number of respondents to an individual question may vary from the number of respondents to the entire survey, as some items are restricted based on previous answers. The poll has an overall 4 percentage point margin of error, although the margin increases when examining attitudes among smaller groups within the survey. The margin for women only, for example, is 6 percent.