The Garden State will require skiers and snowboarders at ski resorts who are under 18 years of age to wear ski/snowboard helmets. This helmet law goes into effect on Sunday, October 30th, 201 New Jersey Passes Ski Helmet Law | First State in USA To Pass Helmet Law | Is Your State Next? | Unofficial Networks

New Jersey Passes Ski Helmet Law | First State in USA To Pass Helmet Law | Is Your State Next?

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What a skull can look like without a helmet’s protection

The Garden State will require skiers and snowboarders at ski resorts who are under 18 years of age to wear ski/snowboard helmets.  This helmet law goes into effect on Sunday, October 30th, 2011.  New Jersey is the first state in the USA to implement a ski/board helmet law.

Fines will range from $25 – $100.  Based on what, we don’t know.

Questions for New Jersey:

– Who is going to enforce these laws?

– How will ski resorts implement these changes?

– How much will it cost New Jersey to advertise, enforce, & monitor these laws?

– What qualifies as a ski/snowboard helmet?

A Federal Consumer Products Safety Commissions study found that helmet use could prevent more than 7,000 head injuries per year, particularly among the young. – usatoday.com


If you live in Jersey, you’re likely in the market for one of these

Questions for You:

– Is this law going to be effective in lowering head injuries in the 18 and under crowd at ski resorts?

– Do we need the government telling us how to behave?

– Have our freedoms been diminished by this law?

– Are cops fast enough on skis to catch you and give you a ticket?

– Will there be a big spike in ski/board helmet sales in Jersey this winter?

Hi Jersey, get used to this look.

California almost passed a similar law this summer.  CA Helmet Law Vetoed by Gov. Brown.

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