Bicycle, Scooter, Skating & Skateboarding Accident Resources
UPDATED: July 11, 2018
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Bicycle Laws from Official Sites: Bicycle laws, recommendations for safe cycling, maps, and other resources from state websites. Most states are included.
Helmet Laws and Statistics From the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.
Bicycle Accidents: Perception and Reality: Advocates of bicycling in New York City sponsor this site, which has statistics and advice on reducing accidents. A table lists common pollutants that bicyclists encounter in the urban core.
Bikes and Wheel Sports Safety Page for Kids: Fun website from the New York State DMV.
Scooter Safety for Kids: Kid-oriented tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Scooter Safety: Numbers showing why your kid should wear a helmet, from the Brain Injury Association of America.
In-Line Skating Safety: Recommendations with “do’s” and “don’ts” from Texas A&M University.
Skateboards: A pamphlet published by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission discussing skateboard injury statistics and important safety tips.
Head Injuries: What to look for and what to do, from Nemours Foundation.
State Bicycle Laws
Kentucky (from the University of Kentucky)
Maine (search under “bicycle”)
Minnesota(from the Minnesota Safety Council)
Nevada (scroll to “Operation of Bicycles”)
Texas (from Texas A&M University)