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Sandra Block fits a young boy with a free bicycle helmet.

Bicycle Helmet Fitting & Giveaway Program

Ride Safe.

The Sunny Isles Beach Police Department wants to make sure you are riding safely on bicycles and scooters. This requires not only wearing a helmet at all times but also making sure your helmet fits properly.

The Sunny Isles Beach Police Department participates in a Bicycle Helmet Fitting and Giveaway program that provides children, teens and adults with free properly-fitted helmets. You can call the Sandra Block with the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department at 305.792.1839 to make an appointment to be fitted for a free helmet. Helmets will be fitted and given away at the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department, 2nd Floor of the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, 18070 Collins Avenue.

A limited supply of helmets is available in various sizes. Helmets are available on a first-come-first-served basis. When supplies run out there may be a waiting period until a new shipment arrives.

Parents/legal guardians must accompany children.

For more information and to make an appointment, contact Sandra Block at 305.792.1839 or sblock@sibpd.net.

Florida bicycle law 316.2065(3) (d) requires that a bicycle rider or passenger under 16 years of age must wear a bicycle helmet that is

  • Properly fitted
  • Fastened securely
  • Meets a nationally recognized standard (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Wearing a bicycle helmet can reduce the risk of head injury by 85%, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.