CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB)- Students at Stefanik Elementary School in Chicopee learned some important lessons in bike safety on Monday, during the school’s ”Bike Rodeo”. Representatives from “Western Massachuestts Safe Kids” along with Chicopee Police and fire were on hand.
Students were fitted for helmets, practiced on an obstacle course and were taught hand signals. Representatives from “Western Massachusetts Safe Kids” along with Chicopee Police and fire were at the school teaching the kids these important tips.
Studies show that helmets reduce the risk of head injury from bike accidents by nearly 90 percent. More than 40 helmets were given out to students.