ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF HELMETS AND OTHER SAFETY EQUIPMENT USED BY RIDERS OF MOTORIZED TWO-WHEELERS

VOR- UND NACHTEILIGE WIRKUNGEN VON HELMEN UND ANDEREN SCHUTZMITTELN BEI MOTORISIERTEN ZWEIRADFAHRERN

ALL ACCIDENTS IN THE AREA OF MUNICH WHICH RESULT IN MOTORCYCLISTS BEING SERIOUSLY INJURED OR KILLED ARE TO BE INVESTIGATED DURING THE PERIOD 1.1.80 - 31.12.81. THE REGION WHERE THE SURVEY IS BEING UNDERTAKEN COMPRISES BOTH A RURAL AND AN URBAN AREA. THE ANALYSIS WILL EXTEND TO THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, PARTICULARLY THE CRASH HELMETS, THE TYPE OF HELMET AND CLOTHING, THE TYPE AND SEVERITY OF INJURIES, AND THE TYPE OF COLLISION.