Unsafe at Any Speed

Unsafe at Any Speed
September 30, 2011

Maureen Martin

Maureen Martin passed away on February 5, 2013. The Heartland Institute's page in tribute to her... (read full bio)

Police in Tennessee have warned the mother of a ten-year-old daughter the mother will face child neglect charges if she allows her daughter to continue to ride her bicycle to and from school, a ten-minute trip.

The mother complained to police higher-ups, who confirmed she would be arrested for violating child neglect laws if it happened again.

Source: “Arrested for Riding Bike to School,” Bike Walk Tennessee, August 29, 2011 available at http://bikewalktn.blogspot.com/2011/08/arrested-for-riding-bike-to-school.html

Maureen Martin

Maureen Martin passed away on February 5, 2013. The Heartland Institute's page in tribute to her... (read full bio)