Medford, Ore. – With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to go on a bike ride with your family. Experts are stressing safety first, reminding everyone to wear a helmet.
Providence Medford Medical Center officials say only 1 in 5 people wear a helmet. They say helmets are life-saving.
When choosing a helmet, official say there are some important things to keep in mind:
-It should be snug, level and stable on your head
-With the helmet level on your head, the rim of your helmet should be just two finger widths above your eyebrow.
-The straps should meet and form a “v” right under each ear lobe.
-The straps should be snug, but not too tight. Make sure you can put two fingers between the strap and your chin.