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Bicycle All people are encouraged to wear helmets from April | NHK


An event was held in Osaka before all people who ride bicycles will be obligated to wear helmets from April, and horse racing jockeys who usually protect themselves with helmets wear them to visitors. I called

Regarding the wearing of a helmet when riding a bicycle, parents are currently obligated to make efforts to ensure that children under the age of 13 wear a helmet. Effort is compulsory.

Prior to this, an event was held at a commercial facility in Naniwa-ku, Osaka, and horse racing jockey Taiga Tsunoda called for the importance of helmets.

Among them, Mr. Tsunoda pointed out that jockeys always wear helmets and are prepared in case they fall from their horses, and called on them to wear helmets to protect their lives when riding bicycles.

According to the Osaka Prefectural Police, about 70% of the people who died in bicycle traffic accidents in the prefecture in the five years until 2021 died from hitting their head hard.

Mr. Tsunoda said, “There have been many times when the helmet protected me when I fell off a horse.