The Health and Fitness objective of Cycling is undermined if the means of exercise is Unsafe!
Bike falls may be fatal. It would be Negligent of Government to repeal the bicycle helmet laws as Government has a duty of care to cyclist citizens.
The Health and Fitness objective of cycling is undermined if the means of exercise is unsafe! To oppose the bike helmet law is absolute irresponsible nonsense.
3 doctors one of which is a dentist!
Bike falls are very common. According to Bicycle Victoria 80% of cyclists' hospitalisations are for bicycle alone accidents or single vehicle crashes: bike falls.
The ridiculous and, I believe, negligent focus on cycling participation rather than safe cycling is taken to the extreme by arguing that a fundamental road safety/ risk reduction measure such as bike helmets is a disincentive to cycling participation, apparently because wearing a helmet is supposedly too onerous a requirement?
Much better apparently to have negligent, unsafe, life-threatening cycling participation or
"any kind of cycling more often?"
- The Australian
- August 11, 2015 12:00AM