C-11 Bike Rodeo, Jun. 11

Bring your bike and helmet! Play fun bike games and take agility tests while learning bike safety and grabbing some free, while supplies last bike gear! On Saturday, June 11, 2011, the Boston Police Department, along with The Boston Society of Vulcans (Safety Town), the Suffolk, County Sheriff’s Department and Dot Bike, is hosting a summer safety day for local families. Local children will have the opportunity to learn valuable safety skills and important bicycle safety tips. Children ages 4-12 years and parents welcome. Free raffle for two 20” kids bikes!  The show goes down from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at the I.B.E.W. Local 103 Parking Lot, 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester, MA 02122. For more info, call the C-11 Community Service Office at 617-343-4524.

DID YOU KNOW: The three common causes of car/bike crashes for kids under 15 years old:
1. Riding out of a driveway without stopping.
2. Running stop signs.
3. Turning left without yielding.