Safety on Wheels: Skateboards and Scooters (Audio)
Skateboards and Scooters are popular, but they can also lead to injuries. Skateboards should not be used by children under 10, and scooters should not be used by children under 8, unless there is adult supervision. Children are advised to never ride in or around traffic, and are encouraged to always wear helmets and protective gear, especially for the wrists and knees.
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