Protect your head: Wear a helmet!

Fire Helmet Use

Whether you are rollerblading, skateboarding, riding a bike or a scooter; always remember to wear your helmet.  For more safety information visit: http://www.sctrafficsafety.org/safe_info.html 

ALWAYS:

  • Wear a helmet
  • Ride with traffic
  • Obey stop signs and lights
  • Use a light at night
  • Enter the road carefully
  • Look and use hand signals before turning
  • Keep your bike in good repair

Skateboarding Safety Tips:

ALWAYS:

  • Give your board a safety check each time before you ride.
  • Always wear safety gear
  • Never ride in the street
  • Obey the city laws-observe traffic and areas where you can and cannot skate
  • Don’t skate in crowds of non-skaters
  • Never hitch a ride from a car, bicycle, etc.
  • Don’t take chances; complicated tricks require careful practice and a specially designated area.
  • Learn to fall- practice falling on a soft surface or grass.

See these documents for more information on bike and skateboarding safety:

Bike Safety Tips
Bike Safety Tips
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Skating and Skateboarding Safety Tips
Skating and Skateboarding Safety Tips
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See this document for helmet law and helmet distribution sites in Santa Cruz County:

2013 Helmet Law And Sites
2013 Helmet Law And Sites
2013 Helmet Law and Sites.pdf
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