Bike Helmets: Safety or Fear-Mongering?
All the smart people have been saying that campaigns promoting bicycle helmets are so much fear-mongering, that both the dangers of bike riding and the protective value of helmets are exaggerated.
One Arlington rider might disagree. A dump truck knocked him down and rolled over his head. He was wearing a helmet and thinks it saved his life.
“Mikael Colville-Andersen – Why We Shouldn’t Bike with a Helmet,” TEDx Copenhagen [16:35]
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