Why wear a helmet
Helmets Reduce the risk of Head Injury
Properly wearing a bike helmet can reduce head and brain injuries by up to 85%. Head injuries are life threatening.
It's the law
In Pennsylvania, everyone under age 12 must wear a helmet. It is very important for people over age 12 to also wear a helmet.
Helmets protect your brain
Brain injuries account for 43% of all deaths to young children. A broken head cannot be put back together.
It makes you more visible
Wearing a helmet makes it easier for others to see you.
It sets an example
Be a good example to other bike riders by wearing your helmet each you ride!