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Injuries up in Michigan without law requiring helmets for motorcyclists

Fatal crash image copyright Midwest Communications, Inc. 2014
Fatal crash image copyright Midwest Communications, Inc. 2014

LANSING (WKZO) -- In the year since Michigan law changed, allowing motorcyclists to ride without helmets, a new study indicates an increase in the number of injuries.  The Highway Loss Data Institute study reveals that there have been about 12-percent more claims. Additionally the size of the average claim increased as well from about 5,400 to approximately 7,200-dollars.

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