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MV PD Safety TipsĀ 

Safety on Wheels

Use these tips to help keep safe while using skates.

  • Buy skates with supportive boots and make sure they fit properly
  • Conduct frequent safety checks on the skate wheels and bearings
  • Be sure you know how to stop
  • Practice skating basics before you try complicated moves or tricks
  • Avoid crowded sidewalks and be respectful of other people
  • Never hitch a ride holding on to a vehicle or bicycle
  • Try not to fall on your hands and fall away from other skaters
  • Obey all traffic rules and signs