Fact: Everyday in the U.S. a child dies from a cycling related injury.
Fact: Bicycle helmets can reduce the risk of a head injury by 85 percent and brain injury by 88 percent.
Fact: No more than 41 percent of child bicyclists use bicycle helmets.
Three steps to properly fit a helmet:
- When looking upward the front rim should be barely visible to the eye
- The Y of the side straps should meet just below the ear
- The chin strap should be snug against the chin