American in Vietnam Issues Cheap Helmets In Vietnam, a country jammed with motorcycles, very few people wear helmets, and the consequences are often tragic. The country suffers an estimated 25 traffic-related fatalities each day. An American living in Vietnam has started manufacturing light-weight helmets locally and selling them at cost to reduce the number of people - especially children - who are being badly injured. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

American in Vietnam Issues Cheap Helmets

American in Vietnam Issues Cheap Helmets

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In Vietnam, a country jammed with motorcycles, very few people wear helmets, and the consequences are often tragic. The country suffers an estimated 25 traffic-related fatalities each day. An American living in Vietnam has started manufacturing light-weight helmets locally and selling them at cost to reduce the number of people - especially children - who are being badly injured. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.