It's the LAW,
Wear a Helmet!
Every year in the
United States, bicycle-related
deaths number about 900 and emergency rooms treat almost 500,000 people for
bicycle-related injuries, most to the head. Bike mishaps in the
U.S. send more children to the
ER than any other sport. Proper use of a bike helmet can reduce the risk of
head injury by as much as 88%. In
North Carolina, children under the age of
16 riding a bike or as a passenger on a bike are required by law to wear a
Regardless of your age, it's wise to follow these
bicycle safety tips!