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Shelby County Sheriff Bike Safety Reminder

 
Shelby County Sheriff Bike Safety Reminder
Posted Friday, March 28th 2014 @ 1pm  by Nick Cass

Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind those that own and operate bicycles that while you’re enjoying yourself- it’s important to keep safety in mind.

It’s critical that everyone wear a helmet while riding a bike- as head injury is the leading cause of bicycle-related deaths.

All bicyclists should also follow these rules of the road- ride on the right side of the road- obey traffic signs and signals- and wear reflective clothing and making sure you bike has a headlight and rear reflector.

These points are being brought up in light of a recent accident where a teen on a bike was struck and killed by a driver who could not see him due to glaring sunlight at dusk.

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