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crash helmet

n.
A padded helmet, as one worn by bicyclists, motorcyclists, or aviators, to protect the head in case of accident.
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crash helmet

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a padded helmet worn for motorcycling, flying, bobsleighing, etc, to protect the head in a crash
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crash′ hel`met


n.
a helmet to protect the head, worn by motorcyclists, automobile racers, etc.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crash helmet - a padded helmet worn by people riding bicycles or motorcyclescrash helmet - a padded helmet worn by people riding bicycles or motorcycles; protects the head in case of accidents
helmet - a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
skid lid - a crash helmet
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Translations

crash helmet

ncasco (di protezione)
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Master Sergeant Carlito Bantug Jr., Tayabas police investigator, said both victims were not wearing the mandatory crash helmets for protection.
Police are now asking residents who live on Springwell Lane, Weavers Green and Malpass Road to check their gardens for items, such as discarded crash helmets or overalls, which could connect to this offence.
When asked about the quality of safety helmet, the CTO said it was the responsibility of the district coordination officer (DCO) to approve quality of crash helmets and check the safety standard, while the city traffic police job is to regulate traffic and enforce traffic laws.
The F1 grid, mourning the first death of their generation, laid down their crash helmets in the centre of an emotional huddle as the Hungarian national anthem played out.
Police found two crash helmets at the scene but could not say whether the victim had been wearing one during the crash.
The two men beat Amran with motorcycle crash helmets during the attack in an alley behind a supermarket in Kulim town in Kedah state, it said.
What alarms me is why parents are so negligent they allow young men to drive along our busy roads without crash helmets? Cllr Steve Radford, Leader, Liberal Party Group
A CRASH helmets became compulsory in 1973 and the only time I wore one before then was to take my riding test.
Crash helmets off this morning to Swiss pilot Yves Rossy for his amazing flight across the Channel on his bizarre Kevlar wing.
Reuben Craven and Ian Jones covered their faces with crash helmets and terrorised Jaswant Gill at his Tesco Express store at Dosthill, Tamworth.
They were wearing blue boiler suits with black balaclavas and metallic blue crash helmets.