There are a few risks for children who use the Internet or other online services. Teenagers are particularly at risk because they often go online unsupervised and are more likely than younger children to participate in online discussions regarding companionship, relationships, or sexual activity. If you have a teen in your family or you are a teenager, check out Teen Safety on the Information Highway (http://www.safeteens.com) or order a free copy by calling 1-800-843-5678.
Wheels Safety Tips:
Always wear a helmet with reflective tape attached
Wear light colored clothing so you can be seen
Always ride with a friend
Be sensible, never show off
Watch for potholes, sewer gratings, cracks, railroad tracks, loose gravel, broken glass...anything that might cause you to spill
Leave earphones at home
Carry enough money or a telephone calling card to make a phone call or dial 9-1-1 in an emergency
Tell someone where you are going and when you will be back
When approaching an intersection, stay back and out of the way of a car that might be turning.