Bike accidents happen independently of how safely you ride and the best thing you can do to protect yourself from an unexpected accident is to wear a helmet.
Helmet Hair Don't Care
Sign the HHDC Pledge - Get a FREE helmet!
The Helmet Hair Don’t Care pledge aims to increase UC Davis students’ access to safe and comfortable helmets. Students that sign the pledge will be given a free helmet to show their commitment to the pledge. By signing the pledge, students are joining a community of individuals dedicated to decreasing the number of bicycle crash-related injuries.
10 Reasons You Should Sign the Helmet Hair Don’t Care Pledge
1. To protect your brain, head and face.
2. It's free at the Bike Barn.
3. Use it to start a trend.
4. Increase awareness of smart biking behaviors on campus.
5. Hide a bad hair day.
6. Avoid a concussion.
7. To keep your head dry when it rains.
8. Prevent injuries & expensive medical bills
9. To protect your head from bird droppings and squirrels falling from trees.
10. It's free!
How do I sign the pledge and collect my helmet?
Sign the Helmet Hair Don’t Care Pledge electronically then show the Bike Barn employees your confirmation page to get your free helmet.
Sponsors: Student Health and Counseling Services, Transportation and Parking Services, The Bike Barn
Bike Education and Resources
Are you looking for general about bicycle safety and maintenance resources? Check out these resources to help you feel like a more confident biker on and off campus:
- Cycling Savvy Basics Bike Course on Canva: https://canvas.ucdavis.edu/courses/467429
- Bike Registration: https://taps.ucdavis.edu/bicycleprogram/parking_security#register
- Davis Bike Map: https://www.cityofdavis.org/home/showpublisheddocument?id=14401
- The Bike Campaign and Bike Garage: https://thebikecampaign.com/
- TAPS Bicycle Program: http://taps.ucdavis.edu/bicycle
- Rules of the Road: https://taps.ucdavis.edu/bicycleprogram/education#safety
DIY Bike Repair and Maintenance: Available on the Campus Sustainability Map: https://campusmap.ucdavis.edu/sustainability/