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The Arlington Police Department was the host for Bicycle Safety Day with Arlington Community Education on Aug. 24, YourArlington partner Patch reports. The event was held at the Gibbs School for grades K-8.

Bicycle officers White, Simard and Donham focused on teaching the children important hand signals, rules of the road and general safety tips.

Bicycle helmets provided by Project KidSafe were donated to children who participated. The campaign, sponsored by the Breakstone, White & Gluck law firm, has donated 30,000 bicycle helmets since 2013 and prioritizes bicycle safety in Massachusetts.

For more information on bicycle safety, view the town of Arlington Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Guide.

This news announcement was published Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.