In Illinois, the Oak Park Board of Health met last week to discuss a potential ordinance that would require children in the area to wear helmets when they get on a bike. The issue has previously been considered, but funding was never secured and such a measure has never gotten past the preliminary planning stages. Other towns in Cook County are being examined for potential inspiration. In River Forest, for example, there’s a law, but citations aren’t issued. Numerous options are being weighed by the Board.
For more about the potential law, follow this link.