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On With Life’ is giving away free bicycle helmets to promote safe riding during Iowa State Fair.

On Monday, the organization gives away 1,000 helmets to people for all sizes.

According to the National Safety Council one-third of non-fatal bicycle injuries are to the head.

On With Life Occupational Therapist Emily Summerfield said they see on average 30 patients a year for a helmet injury.

“I typically will look at their vision, but I also will have an open communication with their physical therapist on making sure that I am paying attention to their neck as to what physical therapy is working on as well as their vestibular system,” Summerfield said.


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