Jmuzz wrote:Deaths aren't really the right statistic anyway. Should be looking at brain injury reduction, plus keeping an eye out for neck injury increases.
Which researchers have tried to do for decades, with bugger all success. The data's below the noise floor.
Meanwhile NSW raises $7M in helmet fines annually and the "casual" transport cyclist (see holland) had* all but disappeared in Australia.
I left my helmet (and one bike) at work this weekend. Strangely, I've not been for my usual weekend rides. Including the trips to the shops
*until the scoff-law fixie-riding hipsters came along