Study Shows Motorcycle Helmets Curtail Facial Injuries

Posted on July 23, 2012

A new study looks at the efficacy of motorcycle helmets in regards to protecting an individual’s face.  The study, which was conducted by a University of California surgeon and published today in the Archives of Surgery, involved researchers sifting through National Trauma Data Bank injury records.  Researchers determined that motorcyclists who utilize a helmet are 60% less likely to suffer facial damage than those who opt out of wearing a helmet.  The results aren’t terribly surprising, but it does offers additional proof that helmets can go a long way toward preventing all sorts of injuries, not just cranial trauma.

Click here to learn more about this study.

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