Bicycle, in-line skating and skateboarding safety
Identifying high-risk situations
Most crashes involving children and adolescents on bicycles, in-line skates or skateboards occur because children and adolescents break a traffic rule. The majority of bicycle-related fatal crashes involve collision with a motor vehicle.
How Children's approaches bicycle, In-line skating and skateboarding safety
The Injury Prevention Program at Boston Children's Hospital is committed to decreasing the incidence of injuries through community-based education efforts, distributing safety materials and conducting research into what works best. For more information about Children's Injury Prevention Program, go here. Some general guidelines for keeping your child safe in In-Depth.