American Trauma Society: Bike Safety 101

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Each year, on average close to 700 people are killed in bicycle crashes and more than 11 percent are children younger than age 16.  75 percent of bicycle fatalities are because of head injuries.

As spring and the warmer weather approaches, the ATSPA wants to inform individuals on the importance of always wearing a bicycle helmet properly.  Bicycle helmets are for sale for $10 at their office in Mechanicsburg and include a helmet fitting to ensure to proper size and fit.  Sizes toddler through adult are available!

We’re learning the basics of bicycle safety today from two trauma experts.

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