Wearing a bike helmet every time you ride your bike can save your life. It can also lower your risk of a head injury by 40%, and lower your risk of a serious head injury by 60%.
A properly fitted helmet is the best protection for your head. Below is a checklist to help you buy and fit a bike helmet.
Before buying my helmet:
Wear a helmet for every ride. Age makes no
difference—helmets save lives!
Current as of: February 23, 2021
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention Program, Alberta Health Services
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