Equitable Cities’ Founder and CEO Charles was recently featured in the recent “How US helmet laws are used against cyclists of colour and homeless people” article.
“It is important for all cyclists to wear helmets, though I don’t think it’s something that should be mandated by law,” Brown said. “They’re being used as a pretext to stop individuals suspected of more serious drug and weapon charges. But in many cases throughout the US, you don’t find sufficient evidence to support that stop in terms of reducing these more serious crimes.”
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