|Maine law requires all bicyclists under 16 years old to wear a helmet. For bicyclists of all ages, a properly-fitted helmet can be your best protection against head injury in the event of a fall or accident.
Wearing a helmet makes sense in all conditions.
When adjusted, do the Eyes, Ears and Mouth Test to check for a
1) EYES - You should see the very edge of your helmet when you look up past your eyebrows.
2) EARS - The straps should meet right under your ear lobes to form a Y.
3) MOUTH - The strap should be loose enough so you can breathe and insert a finger between the buckle and your skin, but tight enough that if you drop your jaw (as in a yawn) you can feel the helmet pull down on the top of your head.
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