With school back in session, police in Stevens Point are hoping to put the brakes on the number of car-bike accidents near the university.
Three years ago, the city of Stevens Point logged 24 crashes between cars and bikes.
To curb that dangerous trend, law enforcement put a plan into action. They are out on campus educating students by talking with them and stopping any biker who breaks the rules of the road.
College students who bike to and from class say they are attentive and take steps to make sure they are not involved in an accident.
Police also suggest, no matter how far you are biking, it is always a good idea to wear a bike helmet.
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Source: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/bike/month.htm#ride (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Bicycle Safety Network)
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