If you have been shopping for a bike helmet recently, you have probably noticed a lot of MIPS helmets. This is one of the newest technological advancements. It stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System.
As a cyclist, you may face aggressive drivers. Both verbal and physical aggression can be scary and dangerous. Road rage is always fear-inducing, but when you are on a bike you do not have the protection of a passenger vehicle. Even when road rage is not a factor, drivers are at fault in the majority of collisions involving bicycles and cars.
It is crucial that motorists understand that bike lanes are real lanes on the road. They need to treat them the same way that they treat any other lane.