pjclinch wrote:Cunobelin wrote:It is unequivocal that this will happen for the average person. THEY WILL NOT PASS OUT
2) even if they did, that wouldn't actually be relevant to whether or not helmets are good/bad/indifferent for whatever wearer/situation they might be used in.
And 2) is the more important one, or we run in to one of the main issues with helmet flame wars: distraction away from stuff that might really affect safety in a significant way.
I have this vision of Supermarkets with hundreds of unconscious toddlers littering the Aisles having held their breath and tased out. Plus the few dead ones having had cardiac arrests.
I do find these relevant, in that it is a classic "We don't need proof helmets work" argument, ill-informed lacking any evidence and easily disproved