• Study: Bike helmets cut severity of head injuries

    WASHINGTON — Bike helmets aren’t just for kids. A new study shows that for cyclists of all age they can substantially reduce the severity of head injuries sustained in a crash. Researchers at the University…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.