Bike helmets prevent pediatric head injury in serious bicycle crashes with motor vehicles

Abstract Background Approximately 75% of all bicycle-related mortality is secondary to head injuries, 85% of which could have been prevented by wearing a bicycle helmet. Younger children appear to be at greater risk than adults, yet helmet use is low despite this risk and legislation and ordinances...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Stephen J. Strotmeyer, Christopher Behr, Anthony Fabio, Barbara A. Gaines
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-06-01
Series:Injury Epidemiology
Online Access: