|Originally posted by ShiftyRider:
[QB] </font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />These groups [children, elderly intermediates] are unlikely to contribute to the fatality totals, and so any increase in helmet use by these groups cannot be used to either support or reject the CPSC prediction. The statistic is meaningless without knowing if it does apply to the target demographic: those that are most likely to partake in very high risk activities....
</font>[/quote]Sure it applies to the target demographic.
Since it applies to everyone, is also applied to those that are most likely to become fatalities.
Any decent legislation designed to protect people from themselves must be applied to everyone, regardless of whether everyone needs the protection or not.