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Car industry talks bike helmets, silent on car helmets

ERIK SANDBLOM 2012-10-08

Engineers at the University of Adelaide have designed a helmet-like headband. But the car industry has not shown any interest
Experience from Australia, France and Sweden shows that among car occupants who end up at the hospital, the head often has the worst injury. In Sweden, car occupants need more hospital days for head injury than any other road user group.

Engineers at the University of Adelaide have designed a helmet-like headband which would reduce the number of injuries by 44 %. For some reason the car industry has not picked this up. But they have started some campaigns for cyclists to wear helmets....


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