In warm weather, many parents would be hard pressed to keep their kids off a bike. Biking is a great way to exercise and have fun at the same time. But, don't let your child's favorite pastime put them in danger: insist they wear a bicycle helmet.
Here are some helmet tips to maximize safety:
The Injury Prevention Center at Rhode Island Hospital offers bicycle helmets to any child (and his or her siblings) brought into the Hasbro Children's Hospital due to a bike, roller blade, skateboard or scooter injury. They also offer tips on how to properly fit a bike helmet:
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