Definition of crash helmet in English:

crash helmet

noun

  • A helmet worn by a motorcyclist or a race car driver to protect the head in case of a crash.

    • ‘I can't keep my crash helmet's visor down while driving, because it steams up as soon as I exhale, and I have a 25-minute journey to work.’
    • ‘Neither were wearing protective clothing or crash helmets.’
    • ‘At the time of the accident Kevin was wearing a blue jacket, beige trousers and a white crash helmet.’
    • ‘Personally, I don't care whether a motorcyclist wears a crash helmet or not.’
    • ‘The manner of the driving was reckless and the youths were clearly too young to have a licence and they were not wearing crash helmets.’
    • ‘They are no more guides than the bumpers at the front of a car or a crash helmet worn by a motorcyclist.’
    • ‘A large crowd watched the game and were amazed to see the players taking ‘big hits’ without padding or crash helmets.’
    • ‘He was of medium build and wore dark jeans, a canvas coat and a peaked crash helmet with a luminous yellow design.’
    • ‘Some advise wearing a motorcycle crash helmet with full-face visor, others say ski goggles work fine.’
    • ‘He had a crash helmet on, and each time I see a crash helmet now it is horrifying - it just brings it back.’
    • ‘Most accidents happened on highways and involved motorcyclists and passengers not wearing crash helmets.’
    • ‘He was wearing dark clothing and wore a crash helmet with a Mohican-style design on the front.’
    • ‘Its 200 highly trained members dress in white overalls, padded clothing and crash helmets to protect themselves against police batons and shields.’
    • ‘They're cycling on the road with their crash helmets on.’
    • ‘What is it about a crash helmet that is such an anathema to motorcyclists?’
    • ‘When you do see officers around they are only there to give out tickets for traffic regulation violations, like failure to wear crash helmets.’
    • ‘There are plenty of precedents for laws protecting people from their own stupidity - the compulsory use of seat-belts and crash helmets being two obvious examples.’
    • ‘That is why we have laws on seatbelts and crash helmets.’
    • ‘The car was fitted with a roll cage and sports seats and drivers had to wear crash helmets and be strapped in.’
    • ‘Some of these riders do not wear crash helmets, they roar down on the wrong side of the road, and sometimes in the early hours of the morning.’

Pronunciation

crash helmet

/ˈkræʃ ˈˌhɛlmət//ˈkraSH ˈˌhelmət/