Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Motorcycle helmets.
PORTAGE | The Portage fire Department will hold its annual Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day to promote bicycle and general safety from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 in the east parking lot of Willowcreek Middle School, 5962 Central Avenue.
Last month, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment issued a statement that voids its certification of any helmet modified by an external padding system.
Late last month the Times received a press release from the Atlanta manufacturer of Guardian Cap, “a device that was invented to reduce helmet collision momentum transfer.”
Having watched the video several times, I still can't believe Oakland A's – and former White Sox – pitcher Brandon McCarthy was able to stand up and walk off the field with little assistance last Wednesday after being struck on the right side of the head by a line drive.
Football is a contact sport. This is what fans care to see. A referee can call a bad hit to the head, but it has happened again.
In the last week, Indiana State Senator Travis Holdman (R-Markle) and U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) have grabbed headlines by entering the concussion fray. In Indianapolis, Holdman introduced legislation mirroring rules already in place for high schools. In Washington D.C., Udall made a fo…
WASHINGTON | A U.S. Senator is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate "misleading safety claims and deceptive practices" in the selling of new football helmets and reconditioning of used ones.
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