Sikh Motorcycle Helmet Exemption For Ontario
October 18, 2018 Ontario will be moving in the same direction as BC, Alberta and Manitoba in allowing turban-wearing Sikhs to ride motorcycles without a helmet. This is a topic that has some motorcyclists screaming not fair, and I do get that.
We’ve basically set up a law that is applicable to everyone except for one group who happens to wear a type of religious head gear. Everyone else in Canada who rides a motorcycle MUST wear a motorcycle helmet. It also has to be a DOT approved helmet, beanies not accepted.
Somehow, or somewhere along the way, a group or people have managed to convince the law makers that the law shouldn’t be applicable to them due to their required religious attire. Read more…