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|September 12, 2013
FREE ICE CREAM CONES AND BICYCLE HELMET SAFETY CITATIONS ISSUED BY RCPD AND EAST DIVISION SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES
On September 12, 2013, the Rancho Cordova Police Department in partnership with the Folsom Cordova Unified School District and Rancho Cordova McDonald’s, will be implementing a Bicycle Safe/Back to School outreach initiative by issuing positive reinforcement safety citations to children under 12-years-old.
Officers who contact children under 12, wearing bicycle helmets and following the rules of the road, will issue Safety Citations for free ice cream cones from Rancho Cordova McDonald’s restaurants.
Officers contacting children under 12, who are not wearing helmets, may issue a safety citation providing the child an opportunity to receive one free bicycle helmet from the Cordova Lane Center located at 2460 Cordova Lane.
This program will be in active until November 2, 2013.
The objective of the Partnership is to reinforce the importance of bicycle safety, wearing a bicycle helmet and following the rules of the road, while also interacting with police officers in their community on a positive level.
ALWAYS wear helmets while riding. Studies have shown that using a bicycle
Make sure children wear proper clothing – light in color to be more visible, and
OBEY ALL RULES OF THE ROAD. These include stop and yield signs, signals,
Before entering a street or intersection, check for traffic and always look left-right-
More information regarding bicycle safety can be found by going to http://www.ranchocordovapd.com/crime_prevention/kids_schools.cfm and clicking “The smart route to bicycle safety” under the child safety section.