scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Bicycle Helmets (was: THE PFD QUESTION)
Fri May 26 2000 - 16:07:07 CDT
>>> "William N. Dilla" >>> wrote:
> The couple of excellent posts to the list on May 22nd about PFDs inspired me to chime in on one of my safety "hot buttons," namely, bicycle helmets. <
This is one of my safety buttons, also. And, PLEASE encourage your kids and Scouts to wear helmets and wrist guards when skateboarding and rollerblading, too! Skateboard accidents are quite common and can be devastating. If consistently required from a young age, it IS possible to get teens to use safety gear. (PFD's included). Of, course you have to be prepared to buy cool-looking stuff, but it's worth it...
Mom of 11 and 15 year old sons who believe helmets and PFD's are standard equipment when cycling, skateboarding and canoeing.