Care for children riding safety, please wear the correct helmet for him

Since joining the cycling family, is not also incidentally affect their own side of the people? Is not even your baby also began to crazy love to ride a bike? In order to care for your baby, please wear a helmet for TA correctly.

When it comes to wearing a helmet for your child, many people think it is a simple thing, but often the simpler it is, the more likely it is to go wrong. On how to properly wear a helmet for your child, the following methods and suggestions can be shared with you

Do not be careless in your thinking

Parents must not think that as long as the child wears a helmet, he is safe, at least is safer than "bare" riding. In fact, this statement is only half right, both adults and children, do not wear the helmet correctly, will bring risks to the head.

Buy a helmet, but also to be able to wear a helmet for children

General merchants will only pack a good standard size helmet for sale to you, rarely included instructions to guide you to wear correctly. In order to protect the children's riding safety, parents should understand the correct way to wear children's helmets.

Picking the right size for your child

Buying a riding helmet for your child, you should be less willing to accept the standard size helmet recommended by the manufacturer. Here's the easiest way to pick a helmet size: Use a soft tape measure around the largest part of the head circumference (1 inch <2.5cm> above the child's eyebrows), measure the length of the child's head, and pick a good helmet for your child.

Next, follow these three steps to help your child wear a helmet.

Tip one.

Put the helmet on securely and make sure it doesn't wobble. This action is effortless and takes only 5 minutes to do. At the time of purchase, ask the salesman how to adjust the straps, through the salesman's professional demonstration to understand the correct way to wear, and observe how the child looks after wearing.

Tip two.

Helmet wear, do not show the child's forehead, helmet wear to maintain the level, can not lean forward and back. Most people are used to force the helmet to the back of the head to wear, revealing the forehead, in case the children accidentally hit the handlebars, such practices will not be able to protect the head. In fact, the brim of the helmet should be higher than the eyebrows about 1 cm or so, in the case of not blocking the line of sight, the low position of wearing can protect the impact of the collision may be injured forehead.

Tip three.

Check whether the adjustment band is comfortable and adjust the tightness. When helping children to fasten the buckle, see if their heads can turn freely, through their heads up or down, observe whether the child can breathe smoothly, the adjustment belt needs to be tied firmly, which many parents have ignored. Between the neck and the adjustment belt, leaving a gap of 1 finger size is enough, if too loose, the impact may be deflected, can not protect the head, increasing the safety risks.

Parents need to take the time to check their children's helmets every week to determine whether the adjustment belt is running, deformation and other problems. Before riding, check again whether the child has fastened the adjustment belt, do not because of a moment of carelessness, resulting in accidents.