Surveys show that only 27 percent of adults and 44 percent of children riding bicycles in Missoula wear helmets and only 34 percent of skiers and snowboarders wear helmets. Studies have shown that helmets can reduce the risk of head injury by 85 percent.
Where to buy a bicycle helmet
Helmet sales are regularly offered in the Broadway Building by St. Patrick Hospital Trauma Services. Call 406-329-2823 for a current schedule.
- Bike: $8
- Multi Sport (skateboarding, in-line skating, rollerblading, ice skating): $10
- Ski: $20
- Equestrian: $23