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Bike Helmet Giveaways Spring 2016

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The Abrams Landau team will once again distribute free bike helmets to children at local elementary schools who could not otherwise afford them. In keeping with his firm’s mission of “putting lids on kids,” bike safety lawyer Doug Landau is scheduled to give two bike safety presentations and distribute bike helmets at schools in Fairfax

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Infant Bicycle Helmet Recall

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Only a couple weeks after another successful helmet distribution and brain injury prevention program at a local Fairfax County elementary school,  Abrams Landau, Ltd. attorney Doug Landau was made aware of a recall of potentially dangerous helmets. Pacific Cycle is recalling approximately 129,000 Schwinn “No-Pinch Buckle” Infant Bike Helmets due to a choking hazard.  The

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Helmet Pledge and Contract

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In our last post, we provided some highlights of the Bike Rodeo and Safety Day held at Guilford Elementary School in Sterling, VA earlier this month.  In this post, we share the Helmet Pledge and Contract that was given by Herndon bike accident attorney Doug Landau to students and their parents who attended the event.

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Helmet a Day Campaign Continues at Guilford Elementary Bike Rodeo

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The first ever Guilford Elementary School Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Day was an enormous success! Thank you to PE Director Mark Pankau and Principals David Stewart and Lottie Spurlock for sharing the event with Abrams Landau, Ltd. Herndon bike accident lawyer Doug Landau, his wife Melissa, and daughters Danielle and Nicole attended the event at

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Virginia Ranks 16th for Bicycle Safety in the Nation

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The League of American Bicyclists has released its 2013 ranking of bicycle friendly states.  Virginia comes in at #16, an improvement over 2012’s 17th place. Click here to see Virginia’s Bicycle Report Card, which, among other measures, provides feedback to the Commonwealth for areas in which the state can improve its bike friendliness According to

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National Bike to School Day May 8

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Hooray for Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) which announced last month that it will participate in this year’s National Bike to School Day! The largest school system in Virginia will encourage its teachers, staff, and students to bike to school on May 8 in order to promote good health through physical activity, and reduce traffic

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BMX Bike Helmet Recall – Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

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Bell Sports is recalling about 2,500 bike helmets sold exclusively at Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between July 2012 and January 2013 for about $60. The product is the Bell Full Throttle, full coverage bicycle motocross (BMX) helmets with a chin bar. The all-black helmets have UPC code 035011 937052 and

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Maryland Proposes Mandatory Bike Helmets

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There is a lot of data indicating that bike helmet usage reduces the incidence of traumatic brain injury and death from cycling accidents.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says risk of injury is reduced by 80% when a helmet is worn. So, why is a Maryland bill proposing mandatory helmet usage for all

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