Would you wear an INFLATABLE bike helmet? Airbag is six times better at absorbing impacts than foam

For city cyclists, weaving in and out of traffic as they snake their way through the urban jungle can make them feel invincible.
But there are fears that while traditional bike helmets can make cyclists take more risks, they do not offer sufficient protection to prevent injuries.
Now researchers in the US believe an alternative to the hard foam helmets borrowed from the airbags found in most modern cars could help to save lives.
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HOW THEY WORK Inflatable cycle helmets borrow their concept from the airbags used in cars.
The airbag itself is rolled up inside a collar... read more

4 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 31
Source: Daily Mail

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