CRASH HELMETS REDUCE HEAD INJURIES

Studies of injury patterns of motorcyclists, motorscooter riders and passengers admitted to hospital or killed in Brisbane, before and after the introduction of legislation to make the wearing of crash helmets compulsory, indicate that greater usage of helmets has dramatically reduced both the incidence and the severity of head injury in these groups.

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    Australian Medical Publishing Company, Limited

    71-79 Arundel, Glebe
    Sydney, New South Wales 2037,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Jaimeson, K G
    • Kelly, D A
  • Publication Date: 1973-10-27

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  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 4 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260668
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM