Working Group 1: In-depth Accident Observations and Injury Statistics - Working Group Focus

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Working Group Focus

In relation to COST Action TU1101, the primary focus of Working Group 1 was to:

  • Provide a report on Europe-wide bicyclist injuries in traffic accidents, with a focus on helmet usage;
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of head injuries, and the effectiveness of bicycle helmets in real accident situations;
  • Examine the habits of cyclists in regard to helmet usage, with a particular focus on comfort, temperature and adjustments for climate;
  • Identify the influences of seating geometry, posture and helmet position on bicycle safety.

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