Will Easing Bike Helmet Laws Up Ridership?

Written by on October 5, 2012, for Health Magazine

man bike to work 400x400 Will Easing Bike Helmet Laws Up Ridership?Cyclists who don’t protect their heads risk traumatic injuries that might otherwise be avoided with proper helmet use. Yet helmets also put people off riding their bike.




During a trip to Amsterdam last year, I was pleasantly surprised to see more bicycles on the road than cars. Most riders were dressed in suits and ties or skirts and stockings, their dress shoes pushing the pedals as they moved sedately along wide, clearly marked paths that paralleled the motorized traffic lanes. And, I noted, not a bike helmet in sight. Read the rest of the article here>>

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