Injury Topic Links and Related Sites
The Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is not responsible
for the contents of these links. The links are provided only as a
resource for information and research.
Bicycle Related Injury Sites
on Bike Helmets
American Academy of Pediatrics fact sheet, About Bicycle Helmets.
AAP-TIPP on Wearing
American Academy of Pediatrics fact sheet Tips for Getting Your Children
to Wear Bicycle Helmets.
American Society for Testing and Materials
Bicycles Review (HIPRC)
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
In addition to the information for kids, this site has lots of information
on bicycle helmets, and helmets of all kinds.
The on-line pamphlets and fact sheets include A Consumers
Guide to Bicycle Helmets, Must I Buy a Bicycle Helmet for
Child?, Teaching your Child to Ride a Bicycle, How to Fit a Bicycle
Helmet, and Advice to a Parent: My Teen Won't Wear
His Helmet! This site, run by the non-profit Bicycle Helmet
Safety Institute, also has many links to other bicycle and helmet
Bicycle Helmets (WHO Initiative)
and Pedestrian Listings - U.S. DOT National
Bicycle Helmet Prevention Materials (HIPRC)
This site is part of the Harborview (WA) Injury Prevention and Research Institute.
There are injury statistics and good factsheets: The
Need for Bicycle Helmets, Tips to Get your Kids to Wear Helmets, and Answering
Questions about Bike Helmets.
BikePlan source (Montana)
Tour - NHTSA
This is part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration web site.
The Bike Tour section, featuring the Crash Dummies, has five stations on helmets,
city biking, equipment checkpoint, bicycle clothing, and bicycle riding safety.
City of Chicago DoT
info on Bike Safety
The City of Chicago has an informative on-line safety booklet Kids on Bikes
in Chicago with lots of illustrations of safe bicycle riding tips.
Safety Commission - KIDD SAFETY for kids ! This section of the
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has an action game for kids
dealing with safety on bicycles, skateboards, and in-line skates. There
is also a 24 page comic book featuring Sprocket
Man (.pdf file). Sprocket Man demonstrates safe bicycle riding
and the importance of a helmet.
Consumer Safety Commission Bike Safety Publications :
Contains multiple publications and brochures withy relevant
information on bike safety aimed to the general public.
Game Spot - Brain Injury
Association Inc. The Brain Injury Association, Inc. has a word
search puzzle about all types of helmets.
- Denver Osteopathic Foundation HEADstrong, a part of the Denver
Osteopathic Foundation, has an Injury Prevention section including
the on-line Bicycle Helmet Safety Project. A Resource Guide with
helmet promotion activities and materials for schools and community
- for Kids
This site has some good information on bicycle safety and helmets. The website,
from the Nemours Foundation Center for Children's Health Media, has separate
sections for kids, teens and parents on a variety of health and safety topics.
ACT (Canberra, Australia)
The Rad Rider Rad Rider is a
great graphic helmet site, sponsored by Inland Empire Health Plan, a
non-profit HMO in California. The 20-page comic book features the adventures
of Rad Rider, a hero who spends times getting his helmet fit just right
before charging off on his bike to fight crime. There is also an on-line
bicycle safety test.
Ride Safe This organization
is no longer active but they maintain a website with great support materials
including a coloring poster, bike safety information for parents, and
a family bike rodeo packet.
Safe USA - Centers
for Disease Control
This site is supported and managed by the National Center for Injury Prevention
and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Helmet Resource
The Snell Memorial Foundation
The Bicycle Safety Guide