The helmet debate gets some research credibility

SMH reported that –

ALMOST 20 years after Australia became the first country to make it illegal to ride a bike without a helmet, two Sydney University researchers say the law does not work and we would be better off without it.

Chris Rissel and a colleague, from the university’s school of public health, said their research showed that although there had been a drop in the number of head injuries since the laws were introduced in 1991, helmets were not the main reason.

Read the full report.


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