When it comes to bicycle safety, helmets are essential. We strongly recommend that if you use any of the bikes in the UNO bike share program, that you wear a helmet. If you carry a backpack you can carry your helmet inside or attach it to the outside of your backpack. Bike helmets can be checked out for free at the Outdoor Venture Center.
According to the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute:
For more statistics on helmet safety visit the Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute web page.
The video below was created in Omaha in connection with UNO service learning projects and multiple community partners. The video illustrates that helmets have been around for many years are are very much accepted for any work or sport activites where their it the possibility of head impact.