Today in the Wall Street Journal, there was an article about the Dutch and helmets, see article here
Getting These Cyclists to Use Helmets Is Like Tilting at Windmills
Bicycle-Loving Dutch Hate Headgear; 'We Are Not in Germany'
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands—Pediatrician Eduardo Villamor knows a lot about kids, so he wasn't surprised when his own children refused to wear bicycle helmets.
"They'd rather go to school naked," says the father of four.