This chapter provides an application of the theory of planned behaviour regarding adolescents wearing cycle helmets. Injuries to adolescent cyclists are unacceptably high but whilst cycle helmets have been found to be effective at reducing injuries to the head, brain and upper facial area, adolescent cyclists rarely wear them.
|Title of host publication||TRL Annual Research Review 2003|
|Place of Publication||Wokingham, United Kingdom|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
- transport research
- road safety
- young people
- cycle helmets
Elliott, M. A., & Baughan, C. J. (2004). How can we persuade adolescents to wear cycle helmets? An application of the theory of planned behaviour. In TRL Annual Research Review 2003 (pp. 81-90). Wokingham, United Kingdom.