Whether your child is ready to ride, scoot or skate—make sure you strap on a properly fitted helmet to keep them safe. Here are a few tips for purchasing the right helmet and more.
You can greatly reduce your children's risk of injury and death by simply setting this rule. It's simple: Wear a helmet every time, all the time.
Helmet use can reduce the risk of head injury by as much as 85 percent and severe brain injury by as much as 88 percent.
It's not enough to simply buy a helmet it should be properly fitted, adjusted and worn each time you ride!
Helmets are provided to groups such as Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, elementary schools conducting bicycle rodeos and after-school programs. Quantities are limited. We also provide helmets to patients in the Driscoll Emergency Department who have been injured on a bike.
All helmets are provided with education from a Driscoll employee or outside agency who can provide adequate bicycle safety education, such as law enforcement or cyclists who have been through a certified bicycle safety course.