EUROPEAN CYCLISTS' FEDERATION
IMPROVING BICYCLE SAFETY without making helmet-use compulsory
(Official position of the European Cyclists' Federation)
CTC - The national cycling charity
Cycle helmet promotion: a dangerous distraction
- We are NOT talking here about the pros and cons for individual cyclists of deciding whether or not to wear helmets.
- Road safety for cyclists can only be improved by removing the danger at its source: by calming the traffic.
- A better way to reduce cyclists’ injury risks – whilst maximising the health and other benefits of cycling – would be to increase cycle use, by improving cycling conditions.