Helmets

Electric Scooter Share

E-Scooter Helmet Laws Could Harm Ridership

Transportation experts warn that mandatory helmet laws for shared e-scooters could cripple the nascent industry and discourage casual rides.

January 11, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

A Rap Song About Bike Safety? Yes Please.

Activist politician and rapper, Rhymefest, partners with Blackstone Bicycle Works and Donda's House to attempt the impossible: a compelling song about bike safety.

June 19, 2017 - YouTube

NYC May Repeal Helmet Law to get More Bicyclists Riding

New York City is getting ready to roll out their bicycle share program and has decided not to require cyclists to wear helmets.

October 19, 2011 - The New York Times

To Helmet, or Not to Helmet

That is the question being debated among cyclists as a growing anti-helmet movement becomes more vocal.

December 21, 2010 - Grist

Danish Police Hug Bicyclists

In this video, police in Denmark stop cyclists without helmets, hug them, and give them new helmets.

April 29, 2009 - Boing Boing

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