scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Bicycle Helmets (was: THE PFD QUESTION)
Paul S. Wolf (Paul.S.Wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU
Fri May 26 2000 - 13:29:07 CDT
"William N. Dilla" wrote:
> Fellow Scouters,
> The couple of excellent posts to the list on May 22nd about PFDs
> inspired me to chime in with on one of my safety "hot buttons,"
> namely, bicycle helmets.
> I realize that a lot of these guys think that wearing a helmet is
> "uncool," but the effects of a brain injury are even more uncool, and
> they don't go away.
Along those lines, we've added a link from the Cycling Merit Badge
requirements page, and from the Safety Area Index page on the US
Scouting Service Project to the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute home
There's a LOT of good information there, including the latest standards
for Bicycle Helmets.
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org