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Netherlands

General articles

Why are Dutch cyclists more likely to be injured if they wear helmets?

Few Dutch cyclists wear helmets, yet 13% of hospital admissions involve helmeted riders. Why?

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Why bicycle helmets are not effective in the reduction of injuries of cyclists

Paper for the “Nationaal verkeerskundecongres” Netherlands, 2 November 2011. Translated from Dutch.

Data

Child cyclists requiring treatment in Dutch hospitals 1998 to 2000

Injuries to cyclists in the Netherlands

Cycling in the Netherlands is safer than in other countries but helmeted cyclists are more likely to be injured.