Proposal to change Washington motorcycle helmet law

Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, is co-sponsoring Senate Bill 5007 that would make it legal to not wear a motorcycle helmet in Washington State if you're over 21. The current universal helmet law was enacted in 1990.
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Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, is co-sponsoring Senate Bill 5007 that would make it legal to not wear a motorcycle helmet in Washington State if you're over 21. The current universal helmet law was enacted in 1990.

Kristin M. Kraemer covers the judicial system and crime issues for the Tri-City Herald. She has been a journalist for more than 20 years in Washington and California.