City of Snoqualmie
For immediate release: July 5, 2019
Helmets Required in Snoqualmie Parks and on City Streets and Sidewalks
Snoqualmie, WA -- City of Snoqualmie now requires those operating wheeled recreational devices and motorized foot scooters to wear a helmet. This includes those riding bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and skates on public streets, rights-of way, alleys, city property, and parks, including Snoqualmie Skate Park. The helmet neck or chin strap must be fastened securely. (Snoqualmie Municipal Code Chapter 10.35)
According to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, walkers and bicyclists accounted for 18.6 percent of traffic fatalities between 2013 and 2017, and 22.5 percent of serious injuries.
Free and low-cost helmets are available at the Snoqualmie Fire Station, 37600 SE Snoqualmie Parkway. Please call 425-888-1551 to reserve a helmet for an adult or child.
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Joan Pliegojpliego@ci.snoqualmie.wa.us www.cityofsnoqualime.org
425-888-8014 / 425-281-3317