Bicycle helmets being handed out on Monday

(CBS42)
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[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1370906553&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4091161&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1370906553 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Bicycle helmets are known to save lives in a number of ways.

Not only are they lifesavers for many people who ride bikes, but they are also beneficial and life-saving aids in severe storms.

As such, the City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services is handing out helmets to children from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday.

The helmets will be given away on a first come, first serve basis to children accompanied by their parents.

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