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A personal protective device of hardened plastic (or other materials) worn on the head to decrease the severity of injuries in the event of an accident

helmet

Public health A personal protective device of hardened plastic worn on the head to ↓ severity of injuries in the event of an accident. See Pro cap helmet.
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6 per cent) were not, as Wisconsin law does not require all riders to wear a helmet.
Joselito Araja, San Narciso police chief, said motorcycle riders were prohibited from wearing helmets in the town proper for security reasons.
Summary: Udhampur (J-K) [India], January 22 (ANI): In an attempt to aware two-wheeler riders without helmets, Jammu and Kashmir police in Udhampur district distributed free helmets to the people riding without one.
According to annual report, deaths decreased due to wearing of helmet and out of 300 accidents, only 75 accidents were reported.
The American Motorcyclist Association points out that wearing a helmet does nothing to prevent a crash.
For example, when you remove your helmet after a mission, don't leave the communication earplug (CEP) connected.
We tell you how to buy a helmet that is safe and comfortable to use.
Only one of these shops gave me the pros and cons of what a helmet could and could not do.
Vincenzo Calabrese, founder of Burn Out Italy, informed while announcing the availability of Schuberth helmets on his online store said, “Schuberth - A brand that has won the best motorcycle helmet brand honor not for one or two but for six consecutive years couldn't have been left out from our collection and we suggest you shouldn't keep your collection bereft of these amazing helmets either.
The incidence of traumatic brain injury was cut almost in half, from 24% to 13%, with a full-face helmet, but the difference did not reach statistical significance (relative risk reduction, 45%; P = .
When you fall head-long on the ground without a helmet your head hits the ground.