Oscar Guillamondegui

Vanderbilt trauma surgeons see increase in motorcycle crashes with springtime weather; urge proper helmet use

Vanderbilt Trauma surgeons speak out against proposed motorcycle helmet legislation

Despite 40 years of definitive data that confirms increased deaths and medical costs in states that do not support universal motorcycle helmet laws, members of Tennessee’s legislature have again this year filed legislation — Senate Bill 548/House Bill 44, Helmet Exemption for Certain Motorcycle Operators — to amend the state’s law so that wearing a motorcycle helmet would be optional for riders 25 and older.

Division of Trauma holds free course at rural hospitals

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