Free bike helmets handed out in Columbus by ODOT, AAP

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — May is National Bike Month, and to celebrate, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) gave out nearly 10,000 free children’s helmets Thursday.

Around 160 organizations from across Ohio came to Columbus to pick up an allotted number of helmets to then give out in their communities.

Hayley Southworth, Ohio AAP senior director of project management, said bike helmets can be the difference between life and death.

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