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Bicycle, In-Line Skating, Skateboarding Safety--Identifying High-Risk Situations
Most crashes involving children on bicycles, in-line skates, or skateboards occur because the child breaks a traffic rule.
Bicycle, In-Line Skating, Skateboarding Safety--Prevention
Skateboards should never be used on surface streets. Your child should wear protective gear such as helmets, padding, and closed-toe and slip-resistant shoes.
Buying a Bike for Your Child
Most youngsters learn the basics of pedaling, steering and braking on a tricycle or "big wheel" cycle, and around age 4 are ready to try a two-wheeler with training wheels.
Kids Need Safety Gear for In-line Skating
Having your child wear the appropriate safety gear and use common sense when skating can help reduce the risk for injury.
11116 Medical Campus Road
Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-790-8000
TDD: 1-800-735-2258
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