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Pedestrian and Wheel Sports

Little Girl on Bike - PinkEach year approximately 626 child pedestrian fatalities occur. Developmentally, children under 10 are unable to correctly gauge the speed of vehicles putting them at greater risk for injury and death. 

Another 135 children are killed each year as bicyclists. Helmet use can reduce the risk of head injury by 85 percent and severe brain injury by 88 percent.

 

 

Resources

Family Walking

Pedestrian

Wheel Sports

 

Safe Kids Wisconsin is led by Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, a member of Safe Kids Worldwide.

Safe Kids Wisconsin

Phone: (715) 843-1890
Fax: (715) 848-2959
E-mail: safekidswi@chw.org

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