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On the streets of London a helmet can save a cyclist's life.
Anirudha Surabhi knows this only too well. He was in a bike crash in 2009.
He had a lucky escape but his polystyrene helmet was destroyed.
Now he's come up with what he says is a safer model, which was inspired by the woodpecker.
His paper helmet is designed in a similar way to the bird's head and beak and offers protection by cushioning the cyclist's head.
person who rides a bicycle
- lucky escape
fortunate avoidance of a dangerous situation
a type of light plastic
- come up with
protecting by absorbing shock