Should my child wear reflective and/or high visibility clothing?
Do I need to fit lights and reflectors on my child's bike?
Should my child use flashing lights or a fixed beam?
How can I ensure that my child has a safe route to cycle to school?
Is my child ready to cycle on the road?
Should my child attend cycle training / cycling proficiency / bikeability courses?
How do I fit a child's helmet correctly?
At what age should children start to wear a helmet?
How often should I change a child's helmet?
What protection does a helmet offer?
Do children need to wear a helmet when they are cycling off-road for example in the park or the garden as well as on the road?
What should I do if a child falls off his/her bike and the helmet gets dented or scraped?
What is the difference between a helmet that costs £8.50 and one that costs £60? Is it worth paying so much more for a helmet?
What safety standard should I look for on a helmet? Are some standards better than others?
How do I measure a child's head for a cycle helmet?
Does a BMX-style of helmet offer as much protection as a traditional vented helmet?
Once a child has learnt to ride their bike and stops falling off do they still need to wear a helmet?
My child refuses to wear a cycle helmet but I want them to continue cycling because it's good for their health. What should I do?
Should adults wear helmets too?
For more in-depth information on setting up cycling for your child please visit our Basics page.