U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Bicycle Safety

Ride Your Bike Safely

Follow the rules of the road and always wear a helmet.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2015

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Bicycle Safety Information- (PDF)

Everyone, regardless of age or cycling experience, should wear a bike helmet. Find tips and videos on fitting bike helmets – as well as other resources – here.

Review Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA
U.S. Department of Transportation

Bike Safety

Bike riding is a lot of fun, but accidents happen. Every year, about 300,000 kids go to the emergency department because of bike injuries. Learn why it is important to wear your bike helmet and simple rules that can keep you safe on the road.

Review Date: Friday, April 03, 2015

The Nemours Foundation

Buyer's Guide to Bicycle Helmets

You always need a helmet wherever you ride. Bike helmets can prevent cyclists' head injuries and may be required by law in your area. This guide will help you purchase a bike helmet that will help keep you safe.

Review Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute

Quick Answers to Your Helmet Questions

This page offers answers to common questions about bike safety and selecting a bike helmet that is right for you.

Review Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute

Ride Safely

Safety is a shared responsibility for all road users, including drivers and bicyclists. This document provides the rules of the road and tips to improve road safety for everyone.

Review Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Seven Smart Routes to Bicycle Safety for Adults- (PDF)

This document intended for adults provides seven tips to follow and stay safe when riding a bike.

Review Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA
U.S. Department of Transportation

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