Originally Posted by harvey_birdman
Body armor wouldn't be the best bet. Heavy leather jacket should suffice. Where you want protection is fingers, some kind of Kevlar or shark proof gloves should be in order.
Definitely. Body armor is overkill. You're not looking to stop bullets, you're looking to stop teeth. I seriously wonder in every zombie movie/show/book ever why everyone isn't walking around in head to to leather or heavy canvas. Or even just several layers of clothes.