Bicycle Safety

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405-872-9251

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Noble, OK 73068

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Why Wear a Helmet???

 

In 2001, nearly 314,600 children, ages 14 and under, were injured and treated in emergency rooms for bicycle-related injuries.  Nearly half (47 percent) of children, ages 14 and under, who were hospitalized for bicycle related injuries were diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury.

In 2009, 630 bicyclists died on US roads.  Additionally, bicycle deaths represented 2 per cent of all traffic fatalities that year.

 

Keep in Mind…

Head injuries are the most serious type of injury and the most common cause of death for bicyclists.  Studies throughout the United States have proven that bicycle helmets work and reduce hear injuries.  Bicycle helmets are the best protection against mishaps that cause death or injury.


IT MIGHT JUST SAVE YOUR LIFE!!!