On 10 April 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution titled, “Improving global road safety”. Sponsored by the Government of the Russian Federation and co-sponsored by dozens of other countries, the resolution includes language which seems rather innocuous, but has some rather disturbing implications which not only challenge the autocracy of individual countries, but questions the freedoms afforded US citizens.
Specifically, when addressing motorcycles and motorcyclists, language exists:
PP6 Expressing its concern that the number of road traffic deaths still remains unacceptably high with an estimated 1.24 million lives lost in 2010-2, and that only 7% of the world’s population is covered by adequate laws that address all behavioural risk factors, including the non-use of helmets, safety belts and child restraints, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, inappropriate and excessive speed, and inappropriate use of cell phones, including texting, while driving...
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