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2012-07-26 10:21:26

PITTSBURGH, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Colin and Ryan Pyle, film makers and adventurers, were recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for completing the longest continuous journey by motorcycle within a single country, traveling more than 10,000 miles as they circumnavigated China. On August 26, the brothers are setting out on an epic road trip around India. Cardo Systems, Inc., the world's market leader in wireless Bluetooth® communications for motorcycle helmets,...

2012-06-14 06:20:29

ATLANTA, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annual cost savings in states with universal motorcycle helmet laws were nearly four times greater (per registered motorcycle) than in states without these comprehensive laws, according to a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Universal helmet laws require that motorcycle riders and passengers wear a helmet every time they ride. Annual costs saved from helmet use, in...

2012-05-22 10:24:28

CINCINNATI, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bicycle riding is a favorite pastime of children. Unfortunately, more children go to hospital emergency departments for bicycle related crashes than for any other sport. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) "As children start their summers, it's important for parents and children to go over safety tips for riding their bikes," says Susan Laurence, injury prevention coordinator, Trauma Services at Cincinnati...

2012-05-22 06:22:36

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report, The Facts Hurt: A State-By-State Injury Prevention Policy Report, 24 states scored a five or lower on a set of 10 key indicators of steps states can take to prevent injuries. Two states, California and New York, received the highest score of nine out of a possible 10, while two states scored the lowest, Montana and Ohio, with two out of 10. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) Injuries - including...

2012-05-15 02:27:20

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that spring is here, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to check to see if their bicycles, bicycle components or accessories have been recalled before using them. Recalled bicycles, components and accessories can be dangerous and cause an accident, resulting in injury or even death. If you have a recalled product, contact the firm for the remedy. Once that's taken care of, remember to properly...

2012-05-11 23:02:53

The Michigan motorcycle accident lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. winning highest settlements for injured bikers created a state by state motorcycle helmet laws graphic to aide bikers in their travels across the United States. (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The Michigan motorcycle accident lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently created a graphic on the state by state motorcycle helmet laws to visually display the helmet law requirements in every state. The idea behind the graphic...

Bike Sharing? Stay Safe By Wearing A Helmet
2012-05-01 07:22:54

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Getting around town has never been easier. There´s public transportation, like buses and metros. There are individual modes of transportation, such as cars and bikes. In particular, bike share programs have grown in popularity in urban centers as they allow people to exercise and help the environment by emitting less pollution. For those bike enthusiasts, it´s important to remember to wear a helmet while riding. However, a new study found that only 1...

2012-04-30 19:44:02

Riders at significant risk for head injury A national rise in public bike sharing programs could mean less air pollution and more exercise, an environmental and health win-win for people in the cities that host them, but according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, more than 80 percent of bike share riders are putting themselves at significant health risk by not wearing helmets. "Head injury accounts for about a third of all bicycle injuries and about three-quarters...

2012-04-16 02:25:12

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardo Systems, Inc., the world's market leader in wireless Bluetooth communication for motorcycle helmets, will showcase the world's first Bluetooth communication and entertainment system made especially for bicyclists, the cardo BK-1, at North America's largest cycling festival, the Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic. The festival takes place April 19-22 at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area near Monterey, California. Cardo Systems will demonstrate its new...

2012-04-13 06:20:26

DEARBORN, Mich., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Michigan is extremely disappointed that legislation which allows some motorcyclists to ride without a helmet on the state's roadways has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. Public Act 98, which takes effect today, is poor public policy and will increase motorcycle fatalities and injuries, AAA Michigan reports. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO ) The repeal erases more than three decades...