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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In recent years, the US has enacted bicycle helmet law to reduce bicycle related head injuries among children.
Saturday at Island Park in Springfield; sponsored by Springfield Neighborhood Watch, Willamalane Park and Recreation District and Springfield Police Department, and held in conjunction with Springfield's SummerFair; silent auction and raffle, games for children, public safety displays, police and fire vehicles, police K-9 demonstration, drug and crime prevention information, free fingerprint kits and bicycle helmet coupons; free.
When Chaim Landau steps onto the racquetball court, he wears an old-fashioned bicycle helmet and aviator-style goggles.
Bicycle Helmet and Safety Day Bicycle checks, mobile safety street, car seat inspections and drug awareness trail and Elroy the Elk, 9 a.
Unlike in Ontario, the use of a bicycle helmet is made compulsory by law in British Columbia.
12 ( ANI ): An inventor has designed a folding Morpher bicycle helmet that packs down flat, so that users can easily carry it without hauling the regular helmet around.
The Bicycle Helmet Initiative Trust, a national charity, which provides educational programmes about safer cycling practices, has joined forces with WD-40 Multi-Use Product to launch a competition.
com)-- This week has been designated as Bicycle Helmet Safety Week.
me/at/SMART) for its first consumer facing product - a smart bicycle helmet with built-in heart rate sensor.
The Question: Is bicycle helmet legislation an effective way to lessen injuries?
Road safety group Brake and the Bicycle Helmet Initiative Trust are jointly supporting a campaign with Powys County Council and Dyfed Powys Police, which will engage local schools to raise awareness of the dangers of not wearing a cycle helmet.
Wearing a bicycle helmet is considered to be a "lame" practice among teenagers, with 88 percent of students uninterested in cranial safety or in the importance of wearing a helmet.

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