Congratulations to our former student, Nolan Outlaw for joint publication with Dr. Lee!

Our former MS. Economics student have a joint publication with Dr. Lee in journal Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior.

Title: The antecedents of mandatory motorcycle helmet legislation enhancing behavior


• Favorable attitudes toward helmet safety generally increase helmet utilization.

• Utilization rates are 10–20 percentage points higher among motorcyclists with favorable beliefs.

• Helmet utilization rates are roughly 25 percentage points higher in states with helmet laws.

• Helmet laws increase use of conspicuously colored helmets and out-of-state travel.

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