helmet


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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Owing to the increasing demand, the number of local helmet manufacturers rose from two to 23 in Lahore and Karachi, he said.
"A lot of women also do not want to mess their hair, so they ride without the helmet.
He did not disclose the amount of the donated helmets.
For helmets to be effective in protection, they must be a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved helmet.
Next, wearing helmet helps us to oblige our duty as a law-abiding citizen.
The Petrol Pumps of the city are not providing fuel to the motorcyclists without wearing safety helmets.
Lahore -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday banned the sale of petrol to the motorcyclists not wearing helmets.
Officers on duty will be telling motorists to wear helmets to prevent traffic accidents.
06 ( ANI ): Turns out, helmet use is associated with reduced risk of cervical spine injury during motorcycle crashes.