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Bike Safety

More children ages 5 to 14 are seen in emergency rooms for injuries related to biking than any other sport. Helmets can reduce the risk of severe brain injuries by 88 percent – yet only 45 percent of children 14 and under usually wear a bike helmet.

Bike riding is a fun activity and great way to get exercise but a proper fitting helmet is the key to safety when riding a bike.

Children and adults should wear a helmet when riding a tricycle, scooter, bicycle, skateboard…anything with wheels.

Parents, be a great role model for your kids and wear your helmet!

Interested in hosting a bike safety event? Contact Travis Hedlund, Trauma Injury Prevention Coordinator, at 402-955-6815 or email Travis.

Bike Safety Tips

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