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Why Don’t the Dutch Wear Helmets?

Author(s): Propel
Video Release Date: November 14, 2019
Video Source: YouTube

After visiting the Netherlands recently I noticed an interesting phenomenon. It seems the Dutch don’t wear bike helmets. I learned that under 1% of cyclists use helmets. I also learned that overall injuries to cyclists are way less than any place in the world, so what gives? From what I gathered, cyclists and drivers are more experienced and courteous and the roads are engineered to keep all road users. This includes bike infrastructure throughout the country.

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