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Bike Safety Lesson Plans and Student Activities

Original source: http://www.teacherplanet.com/content/student-safety-month Teaching children how to be safe is a combined effort. Children often take the lessons home and remind their parents how to be safe in and around the home and on the road. Safety lessons in your classroom have a broad reach. Use the lesson plans, teaching resources, and safety units to plan […]

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Make bike helmets a must

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8c3437ca-de61-4163-b574-7152a3a70be5#.W5qTXpNKhTY More than 2.2 million American kids wound up in hospital emergency rooms with bike-related injuries in just a decade, a new study shows. That breaks down to 25 children treated every hour. Researchers looked at ER visits from January 2006 through December 2015. And they did find a bright spot: The rate of […]

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Motorcycle passengers at high risk of brain injury

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=459aab60-ffae-4355-aef9-5f41569f6c15#.Wucfx1w-dBw Motorcycle passengers are less likely than drivers to wear helmets, a new study shows. And passengers are also more likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in a crash. The study involved nearly 86,000 people hurt in motorcycle crashes. All of them were injured between 2007 and 2010. Researchers divided them into […]

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