Inflatable bicycle helmet offers head protection for cyclists who don't want to wear a helmet.

June 15, 2015, Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by: Robert Deutschmann, Personal Injury Lawyer

We have legislation that requires helmet use by cyclists but many still refuse to ride their bikes with one. Reasons given for skipping the noggin bucket include comfort issues, heat issues, hair issues, safety issues, and cost.

A new invention for Sweden though is a helmet for people who don't like helmets. The Hövding is essentially an airbag that deploys upon impact. Watching the video of a man intentionally driving into a post and falling off his bike to deploy it is an interesting way of demonstrating how the Hövding works. It appears to be effective in the video.

At a cost of oer $100 it may take a while to catch on.

Posted under Personal Injury, Bicycle Accidents, Spinal Cord Injury

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