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2022


May 16

May 9

April 28

April 18

    Added another report of a visor injury to our Visors page.

March 24

March 15

February 18

February 14

February 14

February 14

February 7

    Added another report of a visor injury to our Visors page.

February 7

February 6

February 3

February 2

February 1

January 31

January 30

January 25

January 25

January 24

January 14

    Added another report of a visor injury to our Visors page.

January 14

January 13

    Added a link to Bike Adviser's crash statistics to our Stats page.

January 12

January 1, 2022

    Posted updates of many pages and handouts for 2022.


2021


November 15

November 10

October 30

    Added another market report for sale to our Stats page.

October 29

March 22

September 18

September 6

June 21

June 8

June 1

June 1

May 27

    Added an article by Abayazid et al about rotational helmet testing to our Journals page.

April 17

March 22

March 21

    Added the CERTIMOOV Euro helmet recommendations to our Ratings page.

March 18

March 10

March 4

    Added CPSC's COVID19 emergency room report to our Stats page.

February 24

February 22

February 20

    Added possible coefficient of restitution concerns to our airbag page.

January 14

    Added Folksam's Euro helmet recommendations to our Ratings page.

January 12

January 1, 2021

    Posted updates of many pages and handouts for 2021.




2020


November 30

September 8

August 30

August 29

August 12

July 31

July 27

July 21

July 21

July 19

July 13

July 9

July 7

July 3

    Added ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene shell material to our liners page.

June 26

June 25

June 17

June 9

April 21

April 10

April 1

March 31

March 15

    We are fully functioning despite COVID-19 restrictions.

February 28

    Added info on failures of products bought online to our page on fake helmets

February 18

February 10

January 14

January 3

January 1, 2020

    Posted updates of many pages and handouts for 2020.




2019


December 13

December 13

December 12

December 4

November 29

November 26

November 25

November 19

November 19

November 5

    Added info on a National Transportation Safety Board study to our Helmet Laws page

October 3

    Added Comodo/Sectigo high-level extended validation security verification for our site.

September 15

September 11

September 11

August 28

August 27

August 26

August 11

August 6

July 27

July 3

May 17

May 5

April 20

April 13

April 13

April 12

April 10

    Updated our ebike page to add more models and links.

April 6

April 3

March 31

March 30

March 19

March 13

February 11

February 3

January 30

January 29

January 6, 2019

January 1, 2019

January 1, 2019

    Posted updates of many of our pages for 2019.




2018


December 16

    Added a photo of a scalp apparently damaged by a MIPS liner to our MIPS page.

December 14

November 26

November 20

    Noted that Time magazine chose the lumos helmet as one of their Best Inventions of 2018.

November 13

    Added info on a new market research study to stats page.

October 26

October 25

October 17

October 10

October 5

September 27

September 17

September 16

September 16

August 26

August 23

August 20

August 1

July 1

July 1

June 26

June 22

May 29

May 29

    Added info on Snell's MIPS testing to our MIPS page.

May 25

May 3

    Sent a comment to CPSC on Hövding's petition for exemption from CPSC's bicycle helmet standard.

March 26

March 26

March 22

March 15

March 15

March 14

March 10

March 8

February 27

February 18

February 8

February 7

January 15

January 10

January 1, 2018

January 1, 2018

    Posted updates of many of our pages for 2018.





2017


October 27

September 23

October 16

    Linked to a study relating helmet damage scans to injuries on our Journals page.

October 6

September 28

    Purchsed a TLS/SSL secure server certificate to encrypt all outgoing and incoming traffic.

September 25

September 23

September 23

September 16

September 13

September 6

August 29

June 18

June 14

June 5

June 5

May 31

    Added a 2017 study titled "Bicycle helmet effectiveness is not overstated" to our page of journal articles.

May 25

May 3

May 2

March 28

March 27

March 24

March 20

January 20

January 5

January 3

January 2, 2017

January 1, 2017

December 18

December 13

December 1

November 27

November

    Revised many pages to acknowledge our transition from a sponsored program to an incorporated 501(c)3 non-profit.

October 6

October 4

October 3

September 26

September 11

September 6

September 6

September 1

August 31

August 31

August 20

August 19

August 13

August 1

July 4

June 28

June 28

June 26

June 6

May 16

April 14

April 11

April 3

March 21

March 17

March 16

March 4

February 27

February 26

February 19

February 8

January 31

    Added statistics from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons to our Stats page.

January 29

January 29

January 25

January 24

January 20

January 12

January 1, 2016

December 30

December 29

November 23

October 9

September 27

September 22

August 23

August 13

July 26

    Began tests washing helmets in a dishwasher.

July 20

May 22

May 12

    Added new NHTSA fatality and injury data to our Stats page.

May 1

March 7

    Updated our site design to improve response to mobile devices.

February 27

February 19

February 19

February 13

January 1

January 1, 2015



2014


December 23

December 15

December 12

November 12

October 15

October 13

October 13

October 9

October 8

September 20

September 17

September 17

August 1

August 1

June 14

May 14

May 2

    Added new enthusiastic links to DOT's new Bicycle Safer Journey site: a 2014 upgrade of resources for classroom instruction on basic bicycle safety, including helmets.

March 17

February 22

January 1, 2014



2013


December 18, 2013

November 26

    Made numerous changes to our home page. Added Edmonton's cartoon bike safety videos to our page on web videos.

November 12

November 4

October 17

October 7

September 23

August 30

August 27

August 16

August 14

July 19

July 18

July 2

June 23

June 16

June 4

May 30

May 24

May 20

May 7

April 26

April 15

April 10

February 2

February 26

January 20

January 16

January 7

January 1, 2013



2012


December 12

December 12

November 30

November 27

October 22

October 10

October 7

October 1

September 30

September 11

August 20

July 28

July 27

July 4

June 21

June 21

June 19

    Added a reference to an Ontario Coroner's study on our journals page.

June 18

June 15

June 1

May 22

May 14

    Sent out a Helmet Update reporting that Consumer Reports has published bike helmet ratings.

May 6

May 4

April 23

April 15

March 30

March 28

March 18

March 17

March 16

March 16

March 11

    Installed Google's Custom Search to handle our search function. Our previous search engine was not finding all of our pages.

March 2

    Completed a comprehensive offsite backup.

February 5

January 14

January 7

January 6

January 1, 2012



2011


December 30, 2011

December 20

December 6

October 31

October 19

September 24

September 19

September 6

September 1

August 28

August 25

August 13

August 5

August 3

July 18

    Tried new mobile device subdomains but modified the main page instead.

July 16

    Achieved 100% XHTML validation for our home page on the W3C validator.

July 7

July 6

July 1

June 5

June 1

May 31, 2011

May 31

May 27

May 21

May 3

April 27

    Added info on a study in St. Albert, Canada on the effects of their all-ages helmet law to our Journals page.

April 23

April 22

April 6

March 15

March 15

March 11, 2011

March 11

March 5

    Added Geared Up! The essentials of adult bicycling to our Videos page

February 21

February 15

February 15

January 13

January 12

January 3, 2011



2010


December 31

December 28

December 15

December 12

November 15

October 22

October 16

October 7

September 30

September 29

September 17

August 30

August 12

August 10

August 9

July 12

June 28

June 28

June 25

June 24

June 24

June 24

June 22

June 9

June 6

May 22

May 16

May 13

May 11

May 8

May 3

May 1

April 26

April 24

April 21

April 12

April 7

April 5

March 21

March 20

    Added a reference to a 2009 statistical analysis that concluded that state helmet laws reduce cycling to our mandatory helmet laws page.

March 18, 2010

March 17

March 15

March 11

March 8

March 8

March 1

February 24

February 18

February 2

February 2

January 6

January 6, 2010



2009



December 31, 2009

December 4

December 3

November 30

November 19

    Added advice for using jello brain molds to our page on demonstrations.

October 20

    Added views of a recumbent cyclist to our page on visors.

October 10

September 16

September 15

    Updated our Helmets for 2009 page and our Chrono page to add info on Kask helmets.

September 13

    Updated our Helmets for 2009 page to add info on the new Giro Prolight.

September 11

    Updated our test lab page to refer to CPSC's list of certified labs.

September 9

August 16

August 6

August 5

August 2

June 18

April 17

June 6

May 15

April 20

    Added a special icon for those who access us on an iPhone.

April 17

April 15

April 14

April 12

March 18

March 10

February 23

February 20

January 30

January 28

January 13

January 11

January 11

January 10

January 10


January 1, 2009

    Updated all of our pamphlets and many other pages for the new year.




2008


December 29, 2008

December 5

December 3

December 3

November 25

November 10

October 31

October 25

October 12

October 3


October 3


October 1


September 30


September 29


September 28


September 28


September 19


September 18


September 17


September 15


September 15


September 15


September 15


September 7

September 7

August 20


August 20

    Began adding to this page again after four months of not maintaining it.

April 22


March 24


March 21

    Updated the IIHS fatality data on our Stats page to the current 2006 results.

March 18


March 8


March 7


February 25


February 27


February 25


February 25


February 22


February 21


February 20


February 20


February 13


January 24


January 20


January 17


January 15


January 8


January 6


January 6


January 4


January 2


January 1, 2008

    Updated all of our pamphlets and many other pages for the new year.




2007



January 24


January 20


January 17, 2008


January 15


January 8


January 6, 2008


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