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Tag: Head Injuries

Does Your Helmet Actually Protect You in an Accident?

Posted on: Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Let’s get this out of the way – your helmet is important and you should wear it every time you head out. Unfortunately, you need to know that your helmet may not actually give you the protection that you need. Helmet Testing In the United States, helmet testing is still using techniques and guidelines set […]

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California’s Bicycle Helmet Law Debate May Reignite Thanks to Latest Study

Posted on: Thursday, January 14th, 2016

The December 2015 edition of the journal, Injury Epidemiology , is likely to reignite a bicycle law debate that took place throughout California earlier this year. The debate centered on bicycle helmets, which are mentioned in the state’s Vehicle Code Section 21212, Subsection A through F3 as well as Penal Code Section 1463. Presently, it only impacts minors and their parents or legal guardians. […]

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Failure to Mandate Helmets in Bike Share Programs Linked to Increase in Head Injuries

Posted on: Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Cities in California that have kicked off bike- share programs must take the results of a new study very seriously. According to the study, the rate of bicycle accident-related head injuries in cities that have implemented bike-share programs has actually spiked since these programs were introduced. That is being traced to the fact that these […]

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