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SKT: Skateboard Helmets soon a Must

Originally Published: June 22, 2004
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ALBANY, NY — Dude, where's my helmet? A bill that would require skateboarders younger than 14 years old to wear helmets passed the Legislature last week and could take effect next year if signed into law by Gov. George Pataki. Currently, the helmet law applies only to bicyclists and inline skaters. If the bill becomes law, skateboarders would be required to wear reflective clothing at night, would not be allowed to grab onto moving cars and could not carry anything while skateboarding ...

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