Research has been done on the requirements of crash helmets for moped drivers, not only in relation to their protective role but also to their comfort. After a description of the group of moped drivers, the dangers facing them are outlined. The number and nature of their injuries and the effect of wearing a helmet are given. The ownership and the use of helmets by moped drivers & their attitude to wearing these helmets when they are required by law is a main part of this study, as are the methods for testing crash helmets for moped drivers. Finally, advice is given for the buying and wearing of crash helmets.

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  • Pagination: 23 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127981
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&D Rept., HS-017 431
  • Files: HSL, ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 7 1976 12:00AM