The triple A estimates that each year, about 400,000 children under the age of 15 are treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms for bicycle-related injuries. Bike helmets can reduce the risk of brain injury or death by up to 85 percent, yet, only about 15 percent of all children nationally wear a helmet when they ride a bike. The Morrison Police Department and the Morrison DQ Grill and Chill are hoping to change this with their Helmut Incentive Program. Our Tammy Nehrkorn spoke with Morrison Police Chief Brian Melton about this program…….
For more information contact Melton at the Morrison Police Department.