If your child is being active and expanding their horizons by using a bike, scooter, skateboard, skates, or playing a sport, that’s a great thing for their physical health and their independence. But high speeds, mingling with car traffic, and the possibility of falls are hazards you need to address.
Wear the proper helmet
Head injuries are the #1 cause of serious injury and death to kids on wheels. A properly fitted and correctly-worn helmet can make a huge difference, cutting the risk of serious head injury by up to 80%. It’s also important to wear the correct type of helmet for the activity.