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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (WOIO) – The Richmond Heights City Council passed legislation at Tuesday night’s meeting that could improve youth safety on the streets.

Under the new safety ordinance, children under 16 years old must wear a helmet when riding a bicycle in public.

Council members passed the ordinance with a unanimous vote.

According to the ordinance, police will have the right to take possession of the bicycle. Parents of children riding a bicycle without a helmet could also face a $30 fine.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 News Cleveland

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LOCAL NEWS: Richmond Heights Parents Could Be Fined, Thanks to Children Riding Without Helmets was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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