#securitytheatre #bicyclehelmets – Where you really should wear a helmet:

Posting it again, because this topic has been hovering around and over my security theater talk for ages. It’s such a great typical example for why and when humans cannot assess dangers correctly. Here’s the facts.

A Guide To Head Injury Compensation Claims – How Much Can I Claim? – Accident Claims

The head and brain injury charity Headway has produced some statistics on the prevalence of head injuries in the UK. Some of the headline facts are as follows: In 2013/14 a total of 348,934 people were admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury. That equates to an injury every 90 seconds across the country. Over the same period, a total of 162,544 people were admitted to hospitals for a head injury. This equated to one every three minutes. Whilst men are 1.6 times more likely to suffer a head injury, the number of women experiencing them has risen by 24% of the previous decade.

Here you can see the real dangers for your head: