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PSA: Enforcement of Columbus Youth Bicycle Helmet Ordinance

COLUMBUS, OH - 7/1/2009

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Wearing a helmet while bike riding can reduce the risk of brain injury by nearly 90 percent. The new Columbus Youth Bicycle Helmet Ordinance requires everyone under the age of 18 to wear a helmet while using a bike, scooter, skateboard or in-line skates. For more information, go to www.injurycenter.org.


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A reminder for parents whose kids will be spending time riding bikes this summer – wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of brain injury by nearly 90 percent.

Columbus Youth Bicycle Helmet Ordinance enforcement begins July 21, and requires everyone under the age of 18 to wear a helmet when they ride bicycles, scooters, in-line skates or skateboards. To keep children safe, the helmet must fit properly and be buckled under the chin. For more information, go to www.injurycenter.org.

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