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As commuter traffic gets ready to return to peak levels in September, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is calling on anyone cycling to work to wear a helmet at all times, even on short journeys. According to the national charity which is the leading provider of neuro-rehabilitation around the country, wearing a cycle helmet dramatically reduces the risk of a serious head or brain injury in the event of a collision.
A UCD professor who conducted a study of cyclists with fatal head injuries is recommending bicycle helmets be worn to protect against head injuries in the event of a collision, particularly at speeds of less than 50km/h.
Mayo gardaí are promoting a safety campaign designed to encourage more children to wear helmets when riding their bicycles.
Up to 1,000 cyclists are to receive cycle licences this week in Mayo as part of a road safety initiative for cyclists in the county.