Simon Law Firm December 2018

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404-259-7635

december 2018

Holiday Helmets for Kids Giveaway!

STOP IN AND TAKE PART IN OUR LATEST GIVEAWAY

Who can forget the feeling of freedom when you finally mastered the two-wheeled beast and zoomed off to meet your friends for the shenanigans you decided to get into that day? A bicycle is as good as gold to a kid; it transforms them from just a passenger to a driver with ultimate control. Finding the right bike and customizing it with cards in the spokes, flowers on the basket, or a special bell allows you to make the bike your own, but there’s a common — and necessary — piece of biking equipment most kids don’t think of: their helmets. A proper helmet can keep a rider’s noggin safe, and it could save their life, too. According to a 2016 study published in the Journal of Safety Research, the most common cause of bicyclist deaths is a head injury. Wearing a helmet can reduce the chance of death from a head injury by 88 percent. Researchers found that only 29 percent of adults and 42 percent of children always wear their helmets when biking. That same study found that children were 90 percent more likely to wear their helmets when their parents did, and children were also more likely to wear their helmets when they lived in states that required children to do so. At Simon Law Firm, we are dedicated to keeping you and your family safe, and we know how important getting into the habit With those numbers, why risk it? According to the study, many parents still do.

of wearing a helmet early can be. That’s why we are offering a Holiday Helmets for Kids Giveaway! With so many of our kids riding bikes and scooters this year, we ordered helmets to keep them safe. You do need to come by the Atlanta office to pick them up, as shipping would cost too much. We are open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and have 100 for children aged 5-10, they are adjustable. We have 25 for kids aged 10-15, so those will run out sooner. Hurry in to claim a new helmet before they’re gone!

once per year. When adjusting and selecting a helmet, make sure the fit is snug to your child’s head and a finger can easily slip through the chin strap. The helmet should cover their forehead and lay flat on top of their head. As your kiddo whizzes off with their newest bike this holiday season, you can have some peace of mind knowing they’re wearing a new, properly fitted helmet. Learn more about our giveaway by calling 404-259-7635 or visiting ChristopherSimon.com.

Each helmet is adjustable, and parents and children should check their helmets at least

–Christopher Simon

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