motorcycle helmet law http://kbia.org en Bills favorable to Mo. motorcycle riders sent to Gov. Nixon http://kbia.org/post/bills-favorable-mo-motorcycle-riders-sent-gov-nixon <p></p><p>Missouri motorcycle riders had several favorable bills sent to Gov. Jay Nixon during this year's legislative session, but a big priority still did not pass.</p><p>Lawmakers passed bills that would declare May motorcycle awareness month and would prevent police from setting up "motorcycle-only" checkpoints.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 22:23:37 +0000 Associated Press 34245 at http://kbia.org State House votes to repeal mandatory motorcycle helmet law http://kbia.org/post/state-house-votes-repeal-mandatory-motorcycle-helmet-law <P>The <A href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</A> has passed legislation that would allow motorcyclists to ride without wearing helmets.</P> <P><A href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB555&#38;year=2013&#38;code=R">House Bill 555</A>&#160;would lift the mandatory helmet&#160;requirement for motorcycle drivers and passenger who are at least 21 years of age or older.&#160; It would remain in effect&#160;for those under 21.&#160; The sponsor,&#160;<A href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=133&#38;year=2013">State Representative&#160;Eric Burlison</A> (R, Springfield), s Fri, 03 May 2013 13:37:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33115 at http://kbia.org State House votes to repeal mandatory motorcycle helmet law