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Airbag Bike Helmets May Be Safer Than Current Foam Versions

Bicycle helmets that utilize airbag technology instead of conventional hard foam may offer five times more protection against brain injuries, according to Stanford University researchers. These inflatable helmets cannot be sold in the United States due to current federal regulations. Two sets of test dummies, one wearing a standard helmet and the other wearing one that is worn around the neck and inflates like an airbag when it senses a collision, were dropped from varying heights in a...

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