Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
Consumer-funded, volunteer staff
Bike Rider Education: for Starters
More than wearing a helmet,
More than just balance,
Learning survival rules!
Summary: Although we have helmets as our focus there is a lot more to bike safety than just protecting the head. It's much better not to crash at all! Here are some links to materials and sources of bike safety info that we recommend.
League of American Bicyclists
has bike education courses available from League Certified Instructors all over the US, and other materials.
has course materials on educating riders.
Here's a page on
how to determine if your child is ready to ride a bike
Here is a perceptive pamphlet on
differences between children and adults in how they perceive traffic situations
our page on taking your toddler along
our page on college campus safety
our page with other materials for helmet and safety promotions