Motorcycle helmet law one step closer to repeal
News from Central Michigan Life:

Jeff Browne has strong feelings about the potential repeal of Michigan’s motorcycle helmet law.

Browne, Mount Pleasant Police public information officer, said he likes the law because he was once struck on duty while on a motorcycle.

“Had it not been for my helmet, I’m not sure how much of my head would have been left,” Browne said. “I got hit and then bounced off the cement several times, and it left a pretty big patch in my helmet.”

Earlier this month, the state House approved to repeal the current law with legislation that gives motorcyclists older than 21 the right to drive without a helmet if they have at least two years of experience and at least $ 20,000 worth of medical insurance.

Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mount Pleasant, co-sponsored the bill, which will now head to the state Senate, where a different version of the bill was already approved in June.

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Lawyer arrested for selling stolen vehicles
News from NDTV:

Mumbai:  The Malad police have arrested a 38-year-old advocate Shrikant Mishra from his residence in Orlem, Malad yesterday for allegedly making fake documents of stolen vehicles and then selling them in different cities across the country.

According to the Malad police, complainant Vivek Sarvadhi, a resident of Malad (West), had filed an FIR after his motorcycle went missing from the area last week.

Yesterday, as Sarvadhi was passing by Orlem Church in Malad he saw his motorcycle parked on the road.

“Sarvadhi recognised his bike as the sticker he had put on the petrol tank was still intact. But, the number plate was registered to Uttar Pradesh,” said PSI Manohar Herpude, Malad police station.

Sarvadhi rushed to the police station and informed the cops. Immediately, a police team was dispatched to the spot. On asking the locals, the cops were informed that the bike belonged to a resident from the area.

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