Retain the current law in relation to compulsory wearing of bicycle helmets

Eligibility - Queensland residents
Principal Petitioner:
Josephine Garmeister
33 Avocet Court
Total Signatures - 439
Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament
Posting Date: 5/11/2018
Closing Date: 5/5/2019
Tabled Date: 15/5/2019
Responded By: Hon Mark Ryan MP on 14/6/2019
TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the evidence that the compulsory wearing of bicycle helmets can and have saved lives. Evidence can also prove those wearing helmets can and/or have suffered less serious injuries as opposed to someone who was not.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to leave current legislation as it stands and have police enforce the law more. Those who are fined to produce evidence that they have a helmet within a set time frame - no excuses.