BS 6863:1989 - Specification for pedal cyclists' helmets

BS 6863:1989

Specification for pedal cyclists' helmets

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : February 1990 Replaced By : BS EN 1078:1997

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Helmets to be worn by riders, particularly young riders, of pedal cycles on public roads and in similar places. The protection is intended to be adequate in the kind of accident when the rider falls onto the road without other vehicles being involved.

Standard NumberBS 6863:1989
TitleSpecification for pedal cyclists' helmets
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date28 February 1990
Withdrawn Date15 June 1997
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 1078:1997
ReplacesBS 6863:1987
Amended ByAMD 6954
AMD 8228
Draft Superseded By88/39894 DC91/4408293/312913 DC
DescriptorsHeadwear, Cyclists helmets, Vehicle users helmets, Helmets (protective), Protective clothing, Safety measures, Design, Field of vision, Childrens clothing, Straps, Strength of materials, Quick-release mechanisms, Durability, Marking, Instructions for use, Impact testing, Drop tests, Testing conditions, Test equipment, Performance, Specimen preparation, Wear tests, Mechanical testing, Endurance testing, Safety devices, Adjusting devices, Care labelling, Performance testing, Attenuation, Acoustic measurement, Acoustic testing
Title in FrenchCasques pour cyclistes. Spécifications
Title in GermanRadfahrerschutzhelme
ISBN0 580 18058 1
File Size1.718 MB

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