During the month of April, Yucaipa Police will focus
on enforcing the bicycle and skateboard helmet law within the City of Yucaipa.
This education and enforcement program is to raise safety awareness to youthful
bicycle and skateboard riders.
Bicycle helmets are 85 to 88 percent effective in
preventing head and brain injuries, making the use of helmets the single most
effective way to reduce head injuries and fatalities resulting from bicycle and
The patrol and traffic deputies will be contacting and
warning offenders throughout the month and inviting them to the Annual Bicycle
Rodeo and Safety Fair held on April 26th, 2014, from 10:00 am – 2:00pm, in the
parking lot of the Yucaipa Community Center, located at 34900 Oak Glen Rd., in
the City of Yucaipa. The event will provide free bicycle inspections and
tune-ups, food, bicycle helmets, prizes, an obstacle course, static emergency
equipment displays, Sheriff's Aviation, and games sponsored by local businesses
and community service groups.
Refer: Deputy Jon Thorp
Station: Yucaipa Police Department
Phone No.: (909) 790-3105