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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Jodie said the cycle helmet's design had to be "one of the most out-there."
Rescuers who went to help the stricken girl found her cycle helmet fastened on to the handlebars of her bike, after she was flung from the machine in Station Road, Marsden.
A cycle helmet is designed for a fall off your bike when travelling up to 12mph and hitting your head (helmet) on something solid like concrete (road, path).
The cycle helmet he was wearing smashed in two but ultimately saved his life, says the 27-year-old who had to spend two nights at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary and undergo surgery on his collarbone where a metal bar was inserted.
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.
Geena Brook received an unexpected 'bonus' when she bought a cycle helmet online.
How many people walk around with just a cycle helmet to then go and hire one of these?
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.' .' Rule 60 says 'At night your cycle must have white front and red rear lights lit.
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.
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.