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Can Obama Turn Hummers into Treehuggers?

by Joshua Liberles on April 1, 2008

ObamaHummer Can Obama Turn Hummers into Treehuggers?
Do so-called “treehuggers” and Hummers mix, without a hint of irony? It looks like one driver didn’t get the joke. This Hummer (see photo, above), adorned with a “2reehgr” vanity plate, was spotted by blogger Where Is Holden on the streets of L.A.

Meanwhile, leading presidential hopeful Barack Obama may be making inroads with Hummer-driving ignoramuses. The Illinois Senator earmarked “$1 million for the Illinois Institute of Technology to develop a cost-effective conversion kit to retrofit Army Humvees with electric hybrid systems,” according to ABC News

ABC reported that Obama has allotted another $1 million for a Chicago State University “project to equip drones with fuel cells.” Fuel cells would allow the auto-piloted aircraft to fly for far longer than current gas or battery-powered planes.

These may not be the perfect, car-free plans, but Obama’s support for alternative energy sources are baby steps (especially for Bush-loving Hummer drivers) toward prying a nation from its unrelenting dependence on fuel. Only then, perhaps, will America relinquish its desire to dominate suburban streets with monster-sized military vehicles (which they use primarily for fetching groceries and schoolchildren, and for mowing down any pedestrian that dares to cross their paths).

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1 No May 30, 2008 at 4:07 pm

Helmets aren’t the answer, at best they are a marginally useful safety feature that should be left top personal choice. Helmets are just a red herring in the safety debate. We need to look to training & education (both cycle training and driver awareness) and pure numbers.

Of course pictures should feature people without helmets, there is nothing wrong with not wearing a helmet.


2 cassi May 30, 2008 at 4:07 pm

With only the possibility of buying myself a couple of inches from passing cars is not enough incentive to ride helmet-less. Given the endless supply of recipes for cycling accidents - from loose dogs, to blind-turners, to bad pavement, yadda, yadda - helmets have proven unequivocally to save lives and prevent head injury. Check this out for some eye-opening numbers: http://www.iihs.org/research/fatality_facts_2006/bicycles.html

If all you are worried about is the buffer space between you and a passing car, you haven’t ridden in the real world.


3 mike May 30, 2008 at 4:17 pm

This is always an issue that brings out the best and the worst in folks.

What is amazing to me is that when we look at countries and cities in which bicycles play a huge role in transport - the helmets are often nowhere to be seen! I tend to wear my skull bucket when I’m out on a brevet or ‘event’ ride, or solo on my road bike. When I used to ‘mountain’ bike I would wear one in the woods - certainly bouncing off of trees and rocks seemed to warrant the use of any extra safety gear.

I rarely wear it about town on the bakfiets (drivers tend to give me the greatest space on the cargo bike) or when on my commuter when running errands and heading to meetings.

One could argue that plenty of head injuries happen in the home doing everyday tasks, or that traumatic head injuries happen in cars - yet there is not a cry to wear a helmet from the moment we wake to the moment we tuck into bed (assuming we don’t roll out!). I think this is a personal choice based on risk assessment, terrain, traffic, skill, etc. etc. etc. - and it should be left as such. Wear it if and when you want - and don’t preach to others - as we all have our own circumstances and make our own choices on the road.

I agree that we tend to isolate oursevles as cyclists - we’re out riding when most are driving, we sometimes wear goofy clothes and shoes, we don;’t always follow the letter of the law… etc. - we’re all people, and riding about in street clothes and without a cage on our heads goes a long way as people recognize you on the street as just another neighbor. Imagine how auto drivers might behave if they weren’t shielded from the world by steel and glass and airbags, if their commute was personal, not anonymous…


4 MarkR May 30, 2008 at 4:47 pm

3 1/2 inches extra for not riding with a helmet? that only begs more questions. Such as what was the Mean, Median and mode and standard deviation? if the S.D. is greater than 1 inch I’d call the info basically useless to cyclists. Was there a bike lane or not. were there certain streets that the he was given more room and not others? was the road 2 lane 4 lane Divided? was the 3 1/2 inches Dependant on the overall width of the road? What is his personal bias with or without helmet? Does Dr. Walker tend to ride more careless knowing that he has a helmet than when he doesn’t?

Way to many questions / variables. I’ll just stick with wearing my helmet. BTW the 3 times I was hit by a car was without helmet, but I was also young and stupid and played a role in not creating the accident. I’ve also crashed doing bmx stunts without a helmet, hitting my head on asphalt or concrete. Lets just say I’ve learned stick with a brain bucket when I ride.


5 Kate May 30, 2008 at 4:58 pm

I remember a news special a few years back in which moustachioed journalist John Stossel (from 20/20 w/ Babs, I believe?) concluded that drivers were far more careless around cyclists who wore a helmet. To test his theory, Stossel wore a blond wig, instead. The result? Drivers gave him far more leeway on the road. The lesson: let your long locks flow? Maybe the guys should grow out their hair. I still wear my helmet over my goldilocks, though, just in case.

Here’s the word from Stossel, himself: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2007/03/hazardous_safety_regulation.html


6 Christopher Reeve May 31, 2008 at 10:32 am

I have heard it suggested that wearing a helmet also has an effect on the cyclist, who thinking they are more safe are more likely to take risks. I think I have identified this with myself when mountain biking. Obviously a helmet does offer protection, but when I ride around in town I don’t think I am reckless when I don’t wear a helmet. I have come of my bike many times and only on one occasion did I bump my head slightly. Unless you cycling into a wall or a post, injuries tend to be gazes. If I car hits you from the side your helmet won’t help much. You’d need a motorcycle helmet then because it is the jerking of the head/neck that does the most damage then.


7 Colin May 31, 2008 at 12:08 pm

I live in a country where cyclists are legally required to wear a helmet. I ignore this law, and although I have yet to be fined by the police I do get constant abuse from motorists (and occasionally other cyclists) because of my bare head.

So I created this site:



8 SN May 31, 2008 at 7:57 pm

Bike helmets are like SUVs, American oddities.


9 brian goldner June 1, 2008 at 7:39 pm

i’ve heard that b/c most europeans dont wear helmets, when they see a cyclist with one on they think that cyclist is a foreigner, particularly an american…and they try and hit them. still, I’ve noticed even in the US that the more serious I look (spandex, nice road bike, messenger bag,) the less room ppl tend to give me, versus if I’m riding some junker in pajamas.

either way, I’m going to wear a helmet so I don’t end up an organ donor. The fact is that even if you are being hit more often b/c of the helmet, it will still significantly reduce your chance of dying from any kind of accident. I’m fine with trading a broken leg for my life should it ever come to that…


10 No June 5, 2008 at 8:03 am

Cassi, the data mostly shows that helmets are ineffective. And the manufacturers themselves don’t expect one to help with any serious accident (e.g. one involving a car).

See http://www.cyclehelmets.org for more information.


11 boom trucks March 20, 2009 at 2:16 pm

helmets are not going to be effective if you do not wear them and with the law changing to wear them if you want to makes it near immposible for them to protect people


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