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

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Josephine Garmeister
33 Avocet Court
BURPENGARY QLD 4505

Total Signatures - 426

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 5/11/2018

Closing Date: 5/05/2019

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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.