Dutch paediatricians reluctant to wear helmets
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Few Dutch cyclists wear helmets, yet 13% of hospital admissions involve helmeted riders. Why?
Paper for the “Nationaal verkeerskundecongres” Netherlands, 2 November 2011. Translated from Dutch.
Cycling in the Netherlands is safer than in other countries but helmeted cyclists are more likely to be injured.