Choosing a Helmet
For your family’s safety, keep it simple. You need to wear a helmet, every single time you ride your bike. Wearing a bike helmet increases your chances of surviving a fall or collision and helps prevent brain injury.
Why is it important to wear helmets?
Properly fitted helmets:
- save lives
- decrease severity of injury
- reduce risk of brain injury by over 85%
Did you know that 8 out of 10 provinces have helmet laws? Check the following Canadian provinces to see who must, by law, wear helmets while cycling:
British Columbia – all cyclists
Manitoba – cyclists under 18
Alberta – cyclists under 18
Ontario – cyclists under 18
Nova Scotia – all cyclists
New Brunswick – all cyclists
Newfoundland – all cyclists
Prince Edward Island – all cyclists