The Life-Sized City Blog: External Airbags on Cars - Update

Here’s another update about the Dutch external airbags on cars to protect cyclists and pedestrians. Informative little film. Looks like the project we’ve written about previously is coming along nicely. Also, it’s refreshing to see some rationality included in the commentary:

A cyclist has limited chances of survival in accidents over 40 km/h - the average accident speed. Commercially-available cycle helmets offer some protection but in limited scenarios and at a maximum speed of 20 km/h…

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