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Despite risks, skateboarders go without helmets (Video)

While experts recommend the use of safety equipment, only one skateboarder at one D.C. skate park wore any protective gear Tuesday.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 04:40am EDT

Tags: skateboarding, john malvar, safety, Shaw Skate Park, D.C.

Virginia Tech expands, updates helmet ratings

Virginia Tech is expanding the types of helmets it will test and rate as new research reveals better techniques to measure the ability of helmets to prevent concussions.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 12:21pm EST

Tags: Virginia Tech, helmet ratings, concussions, Stefan Duma

New Md. moped helmet law goes into effect Monday

Maryland mo-ped riders will have to wear helmets and eye protection beginning Monday.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: moped

Bikeshare riders more likely to forego helmets

Capital Bikeshare's red bikes are a convenient way to get around town, but many people using them aren't doing so in the safest way possible.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 07:23am EDT

Tags: capital bikeshare, bicycling, American Journal of Public Health