Heels & Horsepower Magazine


Innovative helmet safety technology could soon be the norm for cyclists

With this type of research and testing, its only a matter of time before motorcyclists can also enjoy this level of safety and protection.

– Vuyi Mpofu, Editor, heels & Horsepower magazine

Volvo Cars is no newcomer to crash tests – the company has one of the most state-of-the-art crash laboratories in the automotive world and it’s long been synonymous with safety.

But now it has teamed up with top Swedish sports and safety brand POC to undertake the world’s first crash tests of bike helmets against cars. These vitally important tests can save lives and prevent harm to cyclists; wearing a helmet can reduce a cyclist’s risk of sustaining a head and brain injury by up to 80%.


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