bicycle helmet

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bicycle helmet

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A foam/resin composite protective device worn on the head of a bicyclist.

In a study of bicycle helmet efficacy, of 3,390 injured bicyclists, head injuries, hospitalisation or death occurred in 29% who wore helmets, and in 56% of controls; BHs decreased serious injuries to the upper and middle face by 65%; there was no evidence that they offer protection against serious injuries of the lower face.
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Wear a helmet Nobody likes to wear a cycle helmet, but having your skull crack like an egg is even worse than this minor fashion faux pas.
FURTHER to J Haddon's letter (Your Say, December 9), the Highway Code (Rules for Cyclists) does actually say in Rule 59 'Clothing that you should wear a cycle helmet which confirms to current regulations, light-coloured or fluorescent clothing which helps other road users to see you in daylight or poor light, reflective clothing and/or accessories (belt, arm or ankle bands) in the dark.
The college was represented by debating society members Jon-Joe Walsh and James Murray Children from Dovedale Infants and Junior schools, in Mossley Hill, | |supported National Road Safety Week by taking part in a cycle helmet design competition organised by the Brain Injury Group Sixthformers at St Mary's College, Crosby learned about forensic psychology.
RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, recommends that all cyclists wear a cycle helmet that meets a recognised safety standard.
He was wearing a black cycle helmet, hi-vis vest and dark blue tracksuit bottoms and carrying a rucksack with zig zag strings on it.
Of course, a cycle helmet offers little protection in the event of a collision on the road.
There isn't a law to say you have to wear a cycle helmet but most people now do.
You don't know if the driver's seen you and your plastic cycle helmet suddenly feels about as robust as the shell of a particularly fragile egg.
A POSTMAN sacked for not wearing his cycle helmet was awarded an out-of-court settlement for unfair dismissal.
Section 59 of the UK Highway Code states "a cycle helmet which conforms to current regulations, the correct size and securely fastened must be worn'.
It is thought that Mr Stuart was not wearing a cycle helmet when he left his home in Rothienorman.
The teenager was not wearing a cycle helmet at the time.