Meet the ‘world’s safest helmet’.
The Kirsh helmet -- which you may have read about earlier this year.
The Kinetic Impact Reactive Safety Helmet or Kirsh, named after it’s inventor Jason Kirshon, is lined with lightweight silicon which helps to reduce impact by up to 60% when compared to standard helmets that use polystyrene or polypropylene ‘EPS’ foam.
Helmets being too big, heavy or not safe enough, was Jason’s inspiration for this invention. He also is a biker himself, riding a Harley-Davidson Softtail Rocker.
This took him from the garage to the kitchen, where he began to produce his patented prototype.
“We’ve surpassed all of the industry standards on testing so we’re far and away the safest helmet that you can possibly wear,” he says.
But a brow-raiser fact about this helmet is that it is just half a helmet, which statistically isn’t exactly the safest helmet for riders to use. However, its silicon lining could very well be used in any style of helmet.
But we’ll have to wait for a while for them to create the safest helmet for riders. In the meantime, you can watch out for updates on their official site.