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Survey


We've heard all kinds of reports and rumors from all kinds of groups and agencies on how helmet laws are affecting riding and safety. The following questionaire has been designed to collect much needed information to help understand what's really going on out there. Please read each question carefully and answer the ones that pertain to you.

Thanks for your time information and participation. We will make the results of this study available here online after it's compiled. Please tell your friends-fill out this survey. Thanks.

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1) How many years have you been riding a motorcycle?
2) Do you own a motorcycle now? Yes No
3) Do you own a car Jeep van or truck now? Yes No
4) Have you completed a "Basic Level" approved motorcycle safety course? Yes No
5) If no, do you plan to take the Basic course? Yes No
6) Have you completed an "Expert Level" approved motorcycle safety course? Yes No
7) If no, do you plan to take Expert course? Yes No
8) Do you wear a motorcycle helmet?
9) If yes to #8, what style of helmet do you wear?
10) Does your state require you to wear a helmet? Yes No
11) Were you riding a motorcycle when either your state helmet law came into effect or you moved to a mandatory helmet law state?
12) How many years ago was it that your state enacted a helmet law or you moved to a helmet law state?
13) Did you wear a helmet before it was mandatory?
14) In the first year that you were required to wear a helmet, did having to wear a helmet reduce how much you rode?
15) If Yes to #14, how much less did you ride that first year?
16) If yes to #14, how much less did you ride this past year compared to just prior to being required to wear a helmet.
17) How many miles did you ride annually the year before your helmet law?
18) How many miles did you ride annually the first year after your helmet law?
19) How many miles do you ride annually today?
20) If your state has a helmet law, what types of rides has it affected?

  Local errands?
  Local Pleasure rides?
  Rides over 50miles?
  Rides over 250miles?
  Rides over 500miles?
21) Have you ever declined to register your bike for any year(s) as a direct consequence of your state's helmet law?
22) Do you have medical insurance that will cover you in case of a vehicle accident?
23) If you stopped riding as a direct result of your state's helmet law, would you ride again if that law was modified or repealed giving you freedom of choice?
24) If you ride less as a direct result of your state's helmet law, would you ride more if that law was modified or repealed giving you freedom of choice?
25) Are you male or female? Male Female
26) Are you a rider or passenger? Rider Passenger
27) What is your age?
28) What is the highest level of education you completed?
29) What style of bike do you ride (if more than one list your primary one)
30) Are you registered to vote? Yes No
31) Do you vote regularly? Yes No
32) In what state do you live (USA Residents only) *Required Field

33) Give us your email address if you want to be added to our email list. (Not Required)


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