201 King Street
London, Ontario N6A 1C9
Telephone: (519) 642-4539
info [snail] helmetsonkids [period] ca -> mailto:info [snail] helmetsonkids [period] ca
Home : Safety Information
On this page ... (Hide page listing)
Remember to use the 2-V-1 rule so that you can make sure you are wearing your helmet properly every time you ride.
Preventing Injury isn’t brain surgery -
it only takes a moment to fit your bike helmet.
Prevention is the only cure!
It’s the law in Ontario for children and adolescents under 18 years old to wear an approved bicycle helmet. Be a good role model ... Wear your helmet when you ride your bike.
The human skull is just three pennies thick. A properly fitted helmet can reduce the risk of serious head injury by up to 85%. Helmets are designed to absorb the force from a crash or a fall. This means that four out of five brain injuries could be prevented if every cyclist wore a helmet.
Helmets are constructed according to an understanding of how head and brain injuries occur in different activities:
The best defense against injury is prevention. This doesn’t mean hibernation - it means getting trained, wearing the right gear and using your brain to navigate risks. Remember: visit http://www.parachutecanada.org/injury-topics/topic/C8 before you play!
Bicycle Helmet Standards
A sticker inside the helmet with the following indicates the helmet meets Safety Standards recognized in Canada:
Replace you helmet when: