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Police Presence at Hutchison Elementary School Protects Children

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Local bicycle police officers fitted the entire sixth-grade at Herndon’s Hutchison Elementary School with brand-new bicycle helmets. This was the latest stop on the “Putting Lids on Kids” program, jointly funded by the Herndon law firm Abrams Landau, Ltd.  and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Foundation. This worthy program distributes free bike helmets and brain injury

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New York City Bike Share Program

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New York City’s bike share program, called “Citi Bike” was officially launched over Memorial Day weekend of this year.  The first day of the program was Memorial Day Monday — a day on which traffic was lighter because of the holiday. An article in the New York Times referred to the launch as a day

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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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