HC Deb 06 February 1992 vol 203 c221W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research his Department has undertaken on the effectiveness of cycle helmet wearing.

Mr. Chope

A hospital-based study carried out by the Transport and Road Research Laboratory indicated that cycle helmets reduce the risk of cranial injury by 16 per cent. and of serious cranial injury by 30 per cent.

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