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What's New on Our Site

2022



August 17
Added AAP pediatric statistics to our Stats page.
Launched a major site cleanup and conversion to CSS.

August 15
Updated our Giant/Liv info on our Helmets for 2022 page.

July 19
Published a Helmet Update: recall of Tony Hawk skate-style helmets.

July 12
Added info POC's airbag/helmet concept Helmets for 2022 page.

July 11
Added info on Vista's purchase of Fox Racing to our Helmets for 2022 page.

July 10
Added statistics from the UK's NCHAP literature review to our stats page.

July 9
Added a link to the UK's new helmet rating scheme to our page on bicycle helmet ratings

June 13
Updated writeups on our Helmets for 2022 page.

May 16
Added info on Leatt's expanding sales to our Manufacturers page.

May 9

April 28
Resumed updating our tracking of web server hits.

April 18
Added another report of a visor injury to our Visors page.

March 24

March 15
Added a new meta study to our helmet law effectiveness and our scientific journals pages.

February 18
Added repeal of the King County helmet law to our helmet laws page.

February 14
Updated statistics you can buy on our Stats page.

February 14
Updated market comments in our Helmets for 2022 page.

February 14
Added some statistics to our MIPS page.

February 7
Added another report of a visor injury to our Visors page.

February 7
Revised our page on rotational injury and updated our MIPS page.

February 6

February 3
Added the S1 Lifer to our Largest helmets for big heads page.

February 2
Added a new crash story to our Crashes page.

February 1
Published a Helmet Update: Snell publishes rotational testing results.

January 31
Updated Cycle Force info in our Helmets for 2022 page.

January 30
Added a new crash story to our Crashes page.

January 25
Added a new study to our Journals page.

January 25
Added a new study on rugby headgear to our Other Helmets page.

January 24
Updated NHTSA statistics on our Stats page.

January 14
Added another report of a visor injury to our Visors page.

January 14
Added a link to North Carolina's free helmet program to our page on free helmets.

January 13
Added a link to Bike Adviser's crash statistics to our Stats page.

January 12
Updated MET info in our page on where helmets are made.

January 1, 2022
Posted updates of many pages and handouts for 2022.


2021


November 15
Added a study on factors in perception of mandatory helmet laws to our page on studies of effectiveness of laws.

November 10
Published a Helmet Update: Albany ebike law, ABUS MountZ helmet recall.

October 30
Added another market report for sale to our Stats page.

October 29

March 22
Added Animiles to our Helmets for 2021 page.

September 18
Added yet another study on risk compensation to our page on scientific journal articles.

September 6
Published a Helmet Update: SKE Outdoors recalls TurboSke toddler helmets.

June 21
Published a Helmet Update: VA Tech testing finds $7 Five Star helmet.

June 8
Added to our online videos page a hilarious PSA by the Danish Road Safety Council.

June 1

June 1

May 27
Added an article by Abayazid et al about rotational helmet testing to our Journals page.

April 17
Added our review of Consumer Reports' helmet page update and sent a Helmet Update.

March 22
Added the new 7.20 helmet to our Helmets for 2021 page.

March 21
Added the CERTIMOOV Euro helmet recommendations to our Ratings page.

March 18
Updated our page on Virginia Tech's helmet ratings.

March 10
Added a clarification to our MIPS page.

March 4
Added CPSC's COVID19 emergency room report to our Stats page.

February 24
Published a Helmet Update: Bee Free helmets recalled.

February 22
Added a study of head injuries in the Netherlands to our page on helmet opposition.

February 20
Added possible coefficient of restitution concerns to our airbag page.

January 14
Added Folksam's Euro helmet recommendations to our Ratings page.

January 12
Added Euro statistics from Folksam to our Statistics page.

January 1, 2021
Posted updates of many pages and handouts for 2021.




2020


November 30
Published a Helmet Update: Any Volume helmets recalled.

September 8
Added a page on Ebike helmet laws

August 30
Added another crash to our Crash story page

August 29
Published a Helmet Update: Morpher and Woom helmets recalled.

August 12
Published a Helmet Update: Sweet Protection recalls Ripper.

July 31
Added another crash to our Crash story page

July 27
Added a risk compensation study to our Journals page.

July 21
Added the Giro Bronte to our Big Head page.

July 21
Added the Fend One and updated info again on Hedkayse on our folding helmets page and Helmets for 2020.

July 19
Added an article from Amsterdam to our turbans page.

July 13
Updated info on Hedkayse on our folding helmets page and Helmets for 2020.

July 9
Added Tacoma's helmet law repeal to our mandatory helmet laws page.

July 7
Added the POC Coron to our page on helmets for rounder heads.

July 3
Added ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene shell material to our liners page.

June 26
Updated info on Park and Diamond on our folding helmets page.

June 25
Posted user info on the Giro Chronicle and updated our Big Head page.

June 17
Revised some European information on our recalls page.

June 9
Added an Amazon Japan source to our page on helmets for rounder heads.

April 21
Updated our page on helmet liners to add TPU foam.

April 10

April 1
Updated our page on Virginia Tech's helmet ratings.

March 31
Added advice on COVID-19 to our helmet cleaning page.

March 15
We are fully functioning despite COVID-19 restrictions.

February 28
Added info on failures of products bought online to our page on fake helmets

February 18
Added newly published studies to our page of scientific journal articles

February 10
Added a five year market growth projection to our our Statistics page

January 14
Published a Helmet Update: Helmets for 2020.

January 3
Added info on Giro's Asian fit models to our page on helmets for rounder heads.

January 1, 2020
Posted updates of many pages and handouts for 2020.




2019


December 13

December 13
Added Japanese links to our page on helmets for rounder heads.

December 12
Added a link to testing of helmets on and below the test line to our Journals and studies page.

December 4
Launched our Helmets for 2020 page

November 29
Added the Hövding 3 to our airbag helmet page

November 26
Updated DOT data on our Statistics page.

November 25

November 19
Revised our page on Helmet Liners

November 19
Added a new global market study to our Stats page

November 5
Added info on a National Transportation Safety Board study to our Helmet Laws page

October 3
Added Comodo/Sectigo high-level extended validation security verification for our site.

September 15
Added HexR custom helmets to our Helmets for 2019 page

September 11
Added another crash to our Crash story page

September 11
Added a link to a study titled "The effect of hair and football helmet fit on headform kinematics" to our Journals and studies page and to our MIPS page.

August 28
Added another crash to our Crash story page

August 27
Added a questionable German study on cognitive effects of helmet wearing on our Journals and studies page.

August 26
Posted a new page on fake and counterfeit helmets

August 11
Added another crash to our Crash story page

August 6
Added a 2019 youth helmet market study link to our Statistics page

July 27

July 3
Published a Helmet Update: Consumer Reports flunks three helmets.

May 17
Updated information on our helmet sensors page to include an FDA warning.

May 5

April 20
Added a study of ebike head injuries to our Journals and studies page and our ebike page.

April 13
Added a study finding that risk compensation does not occur with bicycle helmets to our Journals and studies page.

April 13
Added a study concluding that Australia's helmet laws worked well to our Journals and studies page.

April 12
Added a study about ridership and New Zealand's helmet laws to our Journals and studies page.

April 10
Updated our ebike page to add more models and links.

April 6
Added a study showing that current headforms produce misleading rotational force results to our Journals and studies page.

April 3
Added info on Closca's new folding Loop model to our Folding Helmets page.

March 31
Added info on Asian Fit versions of Bontrager WaveCel models to our Helmets for 2019 page.

March 30
Added Costa Rica to our Mandatory Helmet Laws page.

March 19
Added Trek's new Bontrager WaveCel models to our Helmets for 2019 page.

March 13
Posted more injury data on our helmets for scooters page.

February 11

February 3

January 30

January 29
Posted injury data on our helmets for scooters page.

January 6, 2019
Added Bell's "Asia Fit" models to our page on helmets for rounder heads.

January 1, 2019

January 1, 2019
Posted updates of many of our pages for 2019.




2018


December 16
Added a photo of a scalp apparently damaged by a MIPS liner to our MIPS page.

December 14

November 26

November 20
Noted that Time magazine chose the Lumos helmet as one of their Best Inventions of 2018.

November 13
Added info on a new market research study to stats page.

October 26
Added a Vision Hero short video on buying and fitting a bike helmet to our videos on the web page.

October 25
Added the CPSC recall link to our October 1 Update on Lazer's helmet recall.

October 17
Revised info on our ratings page.

October 10

October 5
Revised info on our mandatory helmet law page.

September 27
Added Park & Diamond to our folding helmets page.

September 17
Added Miga brand to our Helmets for 2018 page.

September 16
Updated our Seniors page.

September 16

August 26

August 23

August 20

August 1

July 1

July 1
Added info on Virginia Tech's STAR helmet concussion ratings to our Helmets for 2018 page.

June 26
Added info on Virginia Tech's STAR helmet concussion ratings and sent out an Update newsletter.

June 22
Added Connecticut's ebike law to our helmet laws page. (See also our ebike laws page.)

May 29
Sent out an Update on Snell's MIPS testing with a clarification on May 31.

May 29
Added info on Snell's MIPS testing to our MIPS page.

May 25
Added GDPR info to our privacy page.

May 3
Sent a comment to CPSC on Hövding's petition for exemption from CPSC's bicycle helmet standard.

March 26

March 26
Posted another account on our page of crash stories.

March 22

March 15

March 15

March 14

March 10
Sent out a Helmet Update on Hövding seeks exemption from CPSC standard.

March 8
Added Velotec's brands to our Helmets for 2018 page.

February 27

February 18
Updated our links page.

February 8
Added a warning about RF radiation to our review of Helmets for 2018.

February 7
Posted our review of Helmets for 2018 and sent out a Helmet Update announcement.

January 15
Posted a page of Highlights for 2017.

January 10
Posted another entry on our page of crash stories.

January 1, 2018

January 1, 2018
Posted updates of many of our pages for 2018.



2017


October 27
Posted a review of a New York Times helmet article by Jane Brody.

October 23

October 16
Linked to a study relating helmet damage scans to injuries on our Journals page.

October 6

September 28
Purchased a TLS/SSL secure server certificate to encrypt all outgoing and incoming traffic.

September 25

September 23

September 23
Updated guesses on the global helmet market.

September 16

September 13

September 6
Added new info on another louse killer spray.

August 29
Added new MIPS versions to our MIPS page.

June 18
Added the Weshine Online cardstock helmet to our folding helmets page.

June 14
Updated the NHTSA 2015 crash data on our Statistics page.

June 5
Added a page on New Helmet Designs.

June 5
Added Hedon to our page on Helmets for 2017.

May 31
Added a 2017 study titled "Bicycle helmet effectiveness is not overstated" to our page of journal articles.

May 25
Updated our page on the Hövding airbag helmet.

May 3

May 2
Published the final report on our dishwasher machine helmet testing.

March 28
Added the TEC Components brand to our review of Helmets for 2017.

March 27
Added new NHTSA 2015 crash data to our Statistics page.

March 24
Added more European laws to our mandatory helmet law page.

March 20
Added the Jackson, MS 2013 helmet law to our mandatory helmet law page.

January 20
Added info on France's under-12 helmet law to our mandatory helmet law page.

January 5
Updated our pages on dual-certified and chrono-time trial helmets.

January 3
Posted our full review of Helmets for 2017.

January 2, 2017

January 1, 2017
Posted our 2017 program and 2017 budget.

Updated our pamphlets and other materials for the new year.


2016


December 18
Added new helmets to our folding helmets page.

December 13
Added an online option to our donation page.

December 1
Posted our preview of Helmets for 2017 and sent out a Helmet Update announcement.

November 27
Sent an Update newsletter: Concussion trends and a jaw injury study.

November
Revised many pages to acknowledge our transition from a sponsored program to an incorporated 501(c)3 non-profit.

October 6
Added the Dutch ebike standard to our Test Line Comparison.

October 4
Added a comment on Stanford's research to our airbag helmet page.

October 3
Added Endura to our Helmets for 2016 page.

September 26
Updated parts of our Helmets for 2016 page after the Interbike trade show.

September 11

September 6
Added a Mayo Clinic study of injuries vs. helmets to our page of Journal studies.

September 6
Posted a Livall recall notice on our Recalls page.

September 1
Sent an Update newsletter: SAHN recalls Classic skate-style helmet.

August 31
Added Vancouver's Mobi system to our page on shared bicycle systems providing helmets.

August 31
Posted new 2015 fatality and injury data on our statistics page.

August 20

August 19
Added Eco to our pages on folding helmets and Helmets for 2016.

August 13
Updated our page on folding helmets with new models and photos.

August 1
Added the Thousand Helmet brand to our Helmets for 2016 page.

July 4
Added a note that Shimano has purchased Lazer.

June 28
Published a review of the Consumer Reports 2016 helmet article
And sent out an Update newsletter.

June 28
Added two new Scott models to our page on Helmets for 2016.

June 26
Corrected an error on our All Ages Helmet Laws page.

June 6

May 16
Sent an Update newsletter: Schwinn recalls infant helmet.

April 14
Sent an Update newsletter: Rollerblade recalls Maxxum skate helmet.

April 11
Added another story to our crashes page.

April 3

March 21
Added another story to our crashes page.

March 17
Updated our page on spoofed email messages.

March 16
Updated and reformatted our page on helmet opposition.

March 4
Updated Opti-Cool's pricing on our special needs page.

February 27
Updated our page on helmet safety videos.

February 26
Added a link to BRAIN's article on the sale of Bell to Vista Sports.

February 19
Added a new helmet law in Fairfax City, VA to our page on helmet laws.

February 8
Added a new negative blog post to our page responding to negatives on helmets.

January 31
Added statistics from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons to our Stats page.

January 29

January 29
Updated our page on the Kranium helmet and linked to litigation.

January 25
Cleaned up the top of our home page.

January 24
Added the extra large OGK Steair-X to our page on fitting Asian heads.

January 20
Posted a link to Cellutech's new wood-based helmet on our Helmet Liners page.

January 12
Posted info on CPSC's new regulations robot on our Importing Helmets to the US page.

January 1, 2016




2015


December 30

December 29

November 23
Posted advice on Helmets for hoverboards.

October 9
Revised and updated our Helmets for Electric Bicycles page.

September 27

September 22

August 23
Updated our server hits page.

August 13
Added new data to our Stats page.

July 26
Began tests washing helmets in a dishwasher.

July 20

May 22
Added new evidence of helmet longevity to our Replacement advice.

May 12
Added new NHTSA fatality and injury data to our Stats page.

May 1
Sent an Update and posted a page: Consumer Reports helmet article.

March 7
Updated our site design to improve response to mobile devices.

February 27
Updated our stats page with newly available 2013 data.

February 19
Posted a new page on all-ages helmet laws.

February 19
Added links to radio interviews on California's proposed all-ages helmet law.

February 13
Sent an Update: Scott recalls Vanish Evo.

January 1
Posted our program for 2015 and our budget for 2015.

January 1, 2015




2014


December 23

December 15
Posted our page on Helmets for 2015 and sent an Update.

December 12
Sent an Update: Uvex Recall.

November 12
Added new confirmation of BHSI's analysis to our page on the Walker study of passing clearances.

October 15
Sent an Update: Anti-concussion Helmets.

October 13

October 13

October 9
Updated our Site Map.

October 8

September 20
Added new products to our page on cleaning helmets.

September 17
Sent an Update: Interbike 2014 report.

September 17
Posted our summary Interbike 2014 report.

August 1
Updated our page on MIPS slip-planes.

August 1
Updated new mid-year models in Helmets for 2014.

June 14
Posted a four page version of the coloring book we send out on larger paper.

May 14
Posted the announcement of founder Randy Swart's Award of Merit from ASTM.

May 2
Added new enthusiastic links to DOT's new Bicycle Safer Journey site: a 2014 upgrade of resources for classroom instruction on basic bicycle safety, including helmets.

March 17
Posted new studies on our page on journal articles.

February 22

January 1, 2014
Updated our program plans for 2014, our 2014 budget projections, all of our handouts, our pamphlets and many other pages.



2013


December 18, 2013

November 26
Made numerous changes to our home page. Added Edmonton's cartoon bike safety videos to our page on web videos.

November 12
Added a study guide for teachers on the Can-Bike Helmets 101 video.

November 4
Added Morpher's flat-folding helmet to our folding helmet page.

October 17
Added Can-Bike's great video "Helmets 101" to the videos we send free.

October 7

September 23

August 30
Added new info from Australia to our turbans page.

August 27
Added new info on vending machines to our shared bicycle program page.

August 16
Added Smith's new 2014 helmet line to our Helmets for 2013 page.

August 14
Added a link to Jim Kruper's crash story, with g force calculations.

July 19
Added a page on a paper pulp helmet design.

July 18
Added a link to helmet infographics to our Toolkit page.

July 2
Added League of American Bicyclists videos to our page of videos on the web.

June 23

June 16

June 4
Posted a page on how senior brains age.

May 30

May 24
Added Lifebeam's Smart Helmet prototype to our Helmets for 2013 page.

May 20
Posted Boston crash info highlights on our Stats page.

May 7
Sent out a Helmet Update: Bicycling article misses the mark.

April 26
Added a great new Canadian video to our Videos page.

April 15

April 10

March 30
Sent out a Helmet Update: Bell recalls BMX helmet sold at Toys R Us

February 26
Posted our Tour of the CPSC lab.

January 20
Updated our Toolkit for Helmet Promotions page.

January 16

January 7
Posted a new page on importing bike helmets to the US.

January 1, 2013
Updated our program plans for 2013, our 2013 budget projections, all of our handouts, our pamphlets and many other pages.



2012


December 12
Posted NHTSA death numbers for 2011 on our Stats page.

December 12
Added info on the 6D motorcycle helmet design.

November 30
Updated our info on the Kranium helmet.

November 27
Added a page on giving a helmet as a present.

October 22

October 10

October 7

October 1

September 30
Added info on the Abus Kranium helmet.

September 11
Added a page on folding helmets.

August 20
Added Helmets for Hope to our Free Helmets page.

July 28

July 27
Added new manufacturers to our Helmets for 2012 page.

July 4

June 21
Updated our Buyer's Guide pamphlet.

June 21

June 19
Added a reference to an Ontario Coroner's study on our journals page.

June 18
Posted new NHTSA data on our statistics page.

June 15

June 1

May 22

May 14
Sent out a Helmet Update reporting that Consumer Reports has published bike helmet ratings.

May 6
Posted final results of our test of products that could damage helmets and sent out a Helmet Update.

May 4
Added stats from the Ohio Chapter of the AAP to our statistics page.

April 23
Added a risk compensation study to our page with links to scientific journal articles.

April 15
Posted a new page on Belinda Williams' crash.

March 30
Reorganized our statistics page.

March 28

March 18
Added info on the VACO 12 to our page on helmet liners.

March 17
Posted a page on the Kranium "cardboard" helmet.

March 16

March 16
Reorganized our page listing scientific journal articles.

March 11
Installed Google's Custom Search to handle our search function. Our previous search engine was not finding all of our pages.

March 2
Completed a comprehensive offsite backup.

February 5
Added new sources on our Special Needs page.

January 14
Posted first results from our test of products that could damage helmets and shipped the helmets to the lab for impact testing.

January 7
Added the video Professor Helmut on Helmets to our Toolkit for Helmet Promotion Programs.

January 6

January 1, 2012
Updated our program plans for 2012, our 2012 budget projections, all of our handouts, our pamphlets and many other pages.



2011


December 30, 2011
Sent out a Helmet Update announcing that our report on Helmets for 2012 is up.

December 20
Updated our test of substances damaging helmets with mid-term indicators.

December 6
Sent out a Helmet Update on Snell's new Time Trial helmet standard.

October 31

October 19
Sent out a Helmet Update on a helmet case in the CPSC database.

September 24
Added a page with a bicycle safety song.

September 19
Added a new video link to our Special Helmets page

September 6
Added data from Consumer Reports to our Statistics page

September 1
Changed our Testlabs page to refer to the official CPSC list.

August 28
Updated the info on Iceland on our helmet laws page.

August 25
Updated info on TSG's helmets on our Helmets for 2011 page.

August 13
Updated our helmet laws page.

August 5

August 3

July 18
Tried new mobile device subdomains but modified the main page instead.

July 16
Achieved 100% XHTML validation for our home page on the W3C validator.

July 7
Updated our copy of the Rhode Island helmet law.

July 6
Added a link to NHTSA's ESOL curriculum.

July 1
Added a new page on painting helmets.

June 5
Added new journal references to our page with links to scientific journal articles.

June 1
Added a new page breaking out studies of helmet law effectiveness.

May 31, 2011
Sent out a Helmet Update on Bell's recall of their Exodus full face helmet.

May 31
Added a new page of the ribcap knitted cap.

May 27
Added a new page on resources for helmet designers.

May 21
Added a Spanish language video to our free videos.

May 3

April 27
Added info on a study in St. Albert, Canada on the effects of their all-ages helmet law to our Journals page.

April 23
Added Adjuste del Casco de Bicicleta, a Spanish language video on fitting helmets, to our Toolkit for Helmet Promotion Programs.

April 22
Added a link to New York City's impressive BikeSmart brochure in Spanish to our Spanish materials page.

April 6
Added a quick comparison of standards by drop heights and test lines.

March 15
Added the Spanish manufacturer Orbea to our Helmets for 2011 page.

March 15
Updated all our links to Spanish materials from The Texas Bicycle Coalition

March 11, 2011
Sent out a Helmet Update on the new CPSC consumer complaint database.

March 11
Revised our Recalls page to update links to the new CPSC SaferProducts.gov database.

March 5
Added Geared Up! The essentials of adult bicycling to our Videos page

February 21
Added new studies to our Journal Articles page

February 15
Added new data to our Statistics page

February 15
Added info on sledding helmets to our Other Helmets page.

January 13
Added a page called Should I wear a bicycle helmet?.

January 12

January 3, 2011
Posted our helmet review for 2011.
Sent out a newsletter on Helmets for 2011.



2010


December 31
Posted our program for 2011 and our budget for 2011.

December 28

December 15
Added a link to the Mayo Clinic's head lice info on our page on head lice.

December 12

November 15
Added a link to the South Dakota Bike Rodeo Guide.

October 22
Added a page on a new airbag head protection device from Hövding in Sweden.

October 16

October 7
Added a link to David Scott's helmet initiative in China.

September 30
Added info on a new study of Segway injuries.

September 29
Added a new page on shared bicycle program helmets.

September 17
Added a description of the program conducted by kids in Dublin, Ohio.

August 30
Added Australia's State of Northern Territory to our page on exemptions to helmet laws.

August 12
Added a link to "The effects of provincial bicycle helmet legislation on helmet use and bicycle ridership in Canada" showing that laws increased helmet use and did not discourage cycling.

August 10
Added a page on a study of foams at NYU.

August 9
Added a new law in Bexley, Ohio to our mandatory helmet laws page.

July 12
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on Mackinac Island's community helmet design contest.

June 28
Added a new source of free helmets for kids to our Inexpensive and Free Helmets page.

June 28
Posted a new Site Map.

June 25
Added Flagstaff, Arizona to our list of mandatory helmet laws.

June 24
Added two more Alaskan cities to our list of mandatory helmet laws.

June 24

June 24
Posted a new page on how to conduct a helmet inspection.

June 22
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on a Bicycling magazine helmet article.

June 9
Added a new story to our Crashes Page.

June 6
Updated many statistics on our Statistics Page.

May 22
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on a NY Times article on bicycle helmets.

May 16
Updated links to DOT's videos on our web videos page.

May 13
Added Pepper Pike, Ohio to our list of mandatory helmet laws.

May 11
Added new materials to our page on Spanish language materials.

May 8
Updated our page on time trial helmets.

May 3
Updated our ideal helmet page.

May 1
Added new laws in Mississippi to our mandatory helmet laws page.

April 26
Updated our statistics page with new data from NHTSA.

April 24
Updated all of our links to DOT/NHTSA resources when their new website appeared.

April 21
Updated our page on Spanish language materials.

April 12
Added new references to our page on journal articles on helmets and head injury.

April 7
Added a DVD with the video Jello in a Jar to our Toolkit for Helmet Promotion Programs.

April 5
Added a DVD with videos from the Department of Transportation to our Toolkit for Helmet Promotion Programs.

March 21
Added info on a return on investment analysis of bicycle helmet benefits to our Journals page and our cost-benefit page.

March 20
Added a reference to a 2009 statistical analysis that concluded that state helmet laws reduce cycling to our mandatory helmet laws page.

March 18
Updated our program plans for 2010 with info on the Toolkits sent out last year.

March 17
Added info on the Isle of Jersey helmet legislation to our web page on helmet laws.

March 15
Added the Norwegian company Hamax to Helmets for 2010.

March 11

March 8
Added info on DOT's videos to our web videos page.

March 8
Added a YouTube video to our Public Service Announcements page.

March 1

February 24
Posted a Test Line Comparison for ASTM standards.

February 18
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on New developments at CPSC.

February 2
Updated our page of future web projects.

February 2
Updated our Privacy Policy page.

January 6
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on Helmets for 2010.

January 6, 2010
Posted our page on Helmets for 2010.



2009


December 31, 2009

December 4

December 3
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on lab tests of cheap and expensive helmets.

November 30

November 19
Added advice for using jello brain molds to our page on demonstrations.

October 20
Added views of a recumbent cyclist to our page on visors.

October 10

September 16
Updated our page on bike lights.

September 15
Updated our Helmets for 2009 page and our Chrono page to add info on Kask helmets.

September 13
Updated our Helmets for 2009 page to add info on the new Giro Prolight.

September 11
Updated our test lab page to refer to CPSC's list of certified labs.

September 9
Updated our policy on protesting "no helmet" photos to include President Obama's unfortunate slip.

August 16
Updated our advice on replacing a helmet again to respond to rumors heard in bike shops.

August 6

August 5
Added a source of free helmets for skateboarders.

August 2
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on Consumer Reports ratings of kids' helmets.

June 18
Added a page on Rental helmets.

April 17
Added a page with sources for our statistics.

June 6
Added another big hit on our CPSC fines page.

May 15

April 20
Added a special icon for those who access us on an iPhone.

April 17

April 15

April 14

April 12
Added a page on bicycle helmet covers.

March 18
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on Bell's new True Fit fitting system.

March 10

February 23

February 20

January 30
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on CPSC delay of new requirements.

January 28
Added the St. Louis County, MO countywide law to our Mandatory Helmet Laws page.

January 13

January 11
Updated our page on where helmets are made.

January 11
Updated our Site Map.

January 10
Updated our page on Spanish language materials.

January 10
Added another story to our crashes page.

January 1, 2009
Updated all of our pamphlets and many other pages for the new year.



2008


December 29, 2008
Sent a Helmet Update newsletter on Helmets for 2009.

December 5
Added a link to NHTSA's 2007 statistics to our stats page.

December 3
Added the KED City to our Helmets for Big Heads page.

December 3
Added a page on where helmets are made.

November 25
Revised our webmasters policy page on use of material from our site.

November 10
Added new preliminary 2007 NHTSA data to our Statistics page.

October 31
Added the French manufacturer Docmeter to our Helmets for 2008 page.

October 25
Added new entries on our medical journals page and our Stats page.

October 12
Added new entries on our medical journals page.

October 3

October 3

October 1

September 30
Revised our page on taking your baby along.

September 29
Added El Cerrito, CA to our Mandatory Helmet Laws page.

September 28

September 28
Update models on our page on full face helmets.

September 19
Added a Newsweek ad to our Ads with no helmets page.

September 18
Added Halolux helmets to our Helmets for 2008 page.

September 17
Added another story to our Crashes Page.

September 15
Replaced our Search Page with Freefind.

September 15
Added Headlight AB to our page on Helmets for 2008.

September 15

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Added the City of Port Orchard, WA to our page on mandatory helmet laws.

September 7
Added a page on changes to the CPSC law.

September 7
Sent out an Update on new legislation affecting CPSC.

August 20
Sent out an Update on a new statistics available from CPSC.

August 20
Began adding to this page again after four months of not maintaining it.

April 22

March 24

March 21
Updated the IIHS fatality data on our Stats page to the current 2006 results.

March 18
Added Reebok's million dollar fine to our page on CPSC penalties.

March 8

March 7
Added two helmet laws adopted in 2001 and 2002 to our page on mandatory helmet laws.

February 25
Reformatted our Helmet Laws page to improve the table.

February 27

February 25
Added a section on ice skating helmets to our page on Other Helmets.

February 25
Added a reference to a study recommending ice skating helmets to our Journals page.

February 22
Added a link to Secure Sports ID on our Links page.

February 21
Added some new video clips to our Videos on the web page.

February 20
Added a new page of Bicycle Safety Flash Cards in English and Spanish.

February 20
Updated our page on our privacy policy.

February 13
Updated our page on reflectivity.

January 24
Updated NHTSA statistics on our Stats page.

January 20
Updated our page on dual-certified helmets.

January 17
Added new materials to our Toolkit and our Teachers pages.

January 15
Revised our page on helmets for big heads.

January 8
Added new info to our page on helmets and hearing aids.

January 6
Updated our page on Spanish-language materials.

January 6

January 4
Added the Trek Interval XL to our Helmets for Big Heads page.

January 2
Updated our web stats for 2007--nearly a million visitors!

January 1, 2008
Updated all of our pamphlets and many other pages for the new year.



2007


January 24
Updated NHTSA statistics on our Stats page.

January 20
Updated our page on dual-certified helmets.

January 17, 2008
Added new materials to our Toolkit and our Teachers pages.

January 15
Revised our page on helmets for big heads.

January 8
Added new info to our page on helmets and hearing aids.

January 6, 2008
Updated our page on Spanish-language materials.




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