niggle wrote:What is actually obvious is that a child who goes out riding their bike wearing a helmet might at any moment fancy climbing up something, forgetting or not bothering to remove their helmet, and no amount of signs on trees* or playground climbing equipment is going to work for the ones who cannot be bothered.
*There are apparently about 3.8 billion tress in mainland Britain.
As for the helmet Mick tested, it is clear that at the moment manufacturers and retailers are breaking the law and this needs bringing to the attention of both the authorities and public, Watchdog style. (Does that programme still exist? I do not watch very much TV nowadays.)
See above - not necessarily.
If it was an adult helmet (EN1078) there is no requirement for the release mechanism specific to EN1080