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Furman student makes case for universal helmet law

Last updated March 28, 2016

By Tina Underwood

The numbers are sobering. Furman University junior Simone Corpora cites statistics which report that South Carolina saw 950 highway fatalities in 2015. Of those, 132 were motorcycle drivers. And you might guess that the vast majority of those perishing in motorcycle accidents were not wearing a helmet. In an opinion piece she wrote in conjunction with Brain Injury Awareness Month, Corpora, a communication studies major, uses well placed stats to drive home the need for a universal helmet law. Read her take in The Greenville News.

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