Due to yesterday's Government announcement of Level 3 and 4 restrictions, we are sorry to say Maddix Park will be closed effective immediately until these restrictions are lifted. We hope that you remain safe and well during this time and look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for your ongoing support!

 
 

Helmets are Compulsory

Bénin. West Africa

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Since the 2nd August, wearing a “helmet” has been compulsory in the Republic of Bénin, West Africa.  However there are no “quality control” regulations (as yet).  In general, the locals respect the new law. -they do cover their heads.  However, they have shown great inventiveness in their quest to abide by the law in the cheapest manner possible. Quality and security do not appear to enter into the equation.

The government is aware of the situation but, because of resistance to the law, it is focusing on getting the people used to the idea of wearing something on their heads before moving to stage 2 and attacking the quality of the helmet.

Rapporte de La Nouvelle Tribune, quotidien béninois

 
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