Development & Education
Why Germans Don't Like Bicycle Helmets
April 23, 2012 · 1:30 PM EDT
Cyclist near Berlin's Brandenburg Gate (Photo: Limerick6/Flickr)
In Germany, it's illegal to ride a bicycle without a light attached to it but it's legal to ride without a helmet. Germans would rather stop riding their bicycles than wear a helmet. Reporter Miriam Widman finds out why.