Cunobelin wrote:De Sisti wrote:A non-helmet wearing member of our club (early 60s) was knocked off his bike by a taxi last week.
He has now announced that in future he will be wearing a helmet. He didn't allude to whether his
head was injured in the collision, but he mentioned damage to his crank.
An ageing acquaintance of mine has had 3 head injuries in the last year, all required CT, and two required admission, one for 5 days
They still choose no to wear a helmet around the house
Which is the point, anecdotes and other peoples decisions are irrelevant. The individual should exercise an informed choice on evidence.
I'd perhaps even substitute "...can do what the hell they like, whether informed, uninformed, or simply because they like the colour and enjoy wearing a hat"