Most people don’t realize the importance of wearing a helmet. After purchasing a bike, they buy the cheapest possible one, just to avoid getting caught by the cops. It is absolutely imperative to choose a good helmet, because, once astride a motorcycle, your chances of being involved in an accident increases exponentially. The helmet protects you from serious, or at times fatal, head injury in the event of such an accident.
A good helmet doesn’t necessarily mean a very expensive one. A snug fit is the most important aspect one should look at when buying a helmet. Another point to remember is to buy a helmet that is certified by ISI or DOT. This ensures that your helmet is of standard quality, and will work as designed. Watch the video below for a more detailed explanation on choosing the right helmet.
Video Courtesy: Kentucky Office of Highway Safety