Photograph of a motorcycle helmet, such as may be tested in the helmet study.The UNSW School of Risk and Safety Sciences has finally announced its website for the Pedal and Motor Cycle Helmet Performance Study. The study is being supported and funded by the ATSB, ARC, TAC, NRMA, RTA and of course DVExperts International.

The study is examining the effectiveness of safetry helmets in real-life crashes. An in-depth study of pedal and motor cycle accident is being carried out, involving the collection of detailed information on crash circumstances, injury, and the helmet damage. The study aims to determine the relationship between helmet performance and injury, and to identify the limitations and effectiveness of current helmet designs in preventing head injury.

Please visit the site for more information.