Helmets, seat belts, safety: Lawmakers push again for roadway laws

  • Ellsworth Fontes of Ellsworth’s Custom Cycles smiles in his shop on Kinoole Street Tuesday in Hilo. Fontes disagrees with a bill that would make helmets mandatory for motorcycle riders. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

HILO — A trio of bills recently introduced to the state Legislature aim to improve the safety of Hawaii’s streets.