Lower Cost Bike Helmets Often the Best

Your Health Minute

Not all bicycle helmets are created equal.

In Your Health Minute,



Some bike helmets are more protective than others and cost isn’t always a good clue to which ones might be best.

Researchers at Virginia Tech , along with the Insurance Institute of Highway safety developed new ratings for bike helmets.


The five-star system allows you to shop for helmets that offer the best protection.

Surprisingly many lower priced helmets were rated the highest.

Categories: Ask The Doctor, Dee Armstrong