Jun 06, 2016 KEEP IT SAFE Karting is great; fresh air, exercise and fun all in one package! However it's important to keep it safe too. Helmet Many children already have bicycle helmets, which are fine, but ramp helmets are even better as they have greater side protection. Amazon have a great range which you will find here. Elbow and Knee pads Elbow and knee pads can be a good idea too, particularly if the kart is being used on a hard surface. Here's another link to Amazon. Gloves Finally, if you want to go for the full set, you can buy protective gloves here. Let the fun begin.....!