I look again and giggle however to be sincere, this was the brand new factor as you weren’t required by legislation to put on a Crash Helmet in any respect within the UK, however within the 60’s trend was about the whole lot and highway security was being pushed fairly laborious in Britain, on account of so many highway accidents with “Youngsters” on Bikes.
When did it turn out to be legislation to put on a crash helmet within the UK?
A information to UK bike helmet legislation and security requirements …
1 June 1973
The UK crash helmet legislation was launched on 7 February 1973 and debated on the Home of Commons on 5 April 1973. The legislation was lastly put into operation on 1 June 1973. The legislation was opposed by plenty of folks, together with founding father of the Bike Motion Group (MAG), Dennis Howard.
Though as a Child I wished one in every of these however I feel solely accessible right here within the states again then. LOL.