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Properly Using and Fitting Bicycle Helmets – Key TIps for Safety of Children

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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Parents, teachers, day care providers, babysitters and other adults supervising children should always require children to wear bicycle helmets. There should be no exceptions whether the bicycle ride is short or a long one. Serious accidents or injuries can happen right in the child’s driveway. It is important for a child to wear a helmet – it is also important for a child to wear a properly fitting helmet. If a child wears a helmet that is loose and does not fit, the helmet may have limited to no effect on preventing serious head injuries and brain injuries. You can read valuable tips about bicycle helmets at Easy Steps to Properly Fit a Bicycle Helmet – National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.