Bicycle helmets are specialist head protection designed to reduce the likelihood of injury to a cyclist in the event of an accident.
A bicycle helmet is designed to offer protection to the cyclist’s head during impact. It features a:
Cyclists may suffer death or serious injury in the event of an accident if the bicycle helmet they are wearing is :
To minimise these risks, there is a mandatory standard for this product.
Studies suggest that bicycle riders wearing helmets suffer lower rates of death than those not wearing helmets.
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