bicycle helmet

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bicycle helmet

Public health
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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Thanks to many donations from the community, River Ratz Cycling has been able to give each child a free, quality bike helmet.
I asked to borrow a Raleigh Motus and brushed the cobwebs off my kid's old bike helmet.
You may have been passing in a car or on a bike with dashcam or bike helmet cameras, and you may hold evidence to help us bring those responsible to justice.
He was last seen wearing a silver and grey bike helmet with a blue long-sleeved cycling top, a high-visibility vest, fingerless gloves, beige combat camouflage trousers and walking boots.
One of the messages I received was from CycleWorld Sunderland, who offered to fit and donate a bike helmet to him when he recovered," he said.
A 12-YEAR-OLD cyclist who spent five days in intensive care after a horrific crash says he owes his life to his bike helmet.
According to a 2016 study of 64,000 injured cyclists by the University of New South Wales in Australia, wearing a bike helmet can reduce the risk of serious head injury by almost 70%.
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They used a bike helmet to carry the owlets from Newmill-erdam country park in Wakefield, West Yorks, to the Wise-Owl rescue centre in Huddersfield.