Youth getting bike helmet properly fitted during Safety Fair

Our 2017 Safety Fair returned to Caledonia-Mumford School!

Youth getting helmet fitted to head during Safety Fair

Checking the fit of a bike helmet at the 2017 Safety Fair

Bike helmets at Safety Fair

Second place winners in Wheeled Safety Coloring/Writing Contest win a brand new helmet!

Safety Fair attendees.

Livonia Elementary held our Annual Child Safety Fair.

2017 Safety Fair Winners

Our Annual Safety Fair rotates around Livingston County.

Wheeled Sport Safety

We support wheeled sport safety through a number of activities...

Annual Safety & Wellness Fair

Each spring, our annual Safety & Wellness Fair is held on the Livingston County/Murray Hill Campus in Mt. Morris. Local agencies/organizations provide interactive stations for participation by children, adults, and families. These popular interactive stations encourage discussion on several safety topics, including: occupant, wheeled, pedestrian, and playground safety. Safety experts have commented that some of the best conversations they have had with participants occur at the fair, because participants retain the safety information while having fun. 

Wheeled Sport Safety Contest

The Community Safety Committee sponsors our annual "Safety on Wheels" Contest for all Livingston County students in Pre-K through 6th grade. Entry forms for the contest are delivered to each school approx. 6-8 weeks before our Safety & Wellness Fair. The contest consists of either a coloring entry or writing entry – depending upon grade level. A special award ceremony is held during the Safety & Wellness Fair to present a new bicycle and properly fitted helmet to each first place winner. Properly fitted bicycle helmets are awarded to the second place winners.

*NOTE* We annually seek donors to help with the purchase of new bikes. Please contact Barb at the CCE-Livingston office if you are interested in contributing. Your support is recognized in promotional materials.

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2022 Livingston County Safety & Wellness Fair. Our Safety on Wheels Contest received hundreds of entries. Click on the link below to see the winning entry for each grade level.

Helmet Heroes!

When children in Livingston County are caught wearing a helmet by local law enforcement, they are entered into a drawing for a gift certificate at the end of the summer. The winner is announced in September.

Wheeled Sport Rodeos

The Wheeled Sport Rodeos are held at recreation centers throughout Livingston County in conjunction with Law Enforcement and the Department of Health. They consist of helmet checks, a wheeled rodeo for the children to test their skills, and education on:

  • Importance of wearing a helmet
  • Hand signals and the rules of traffic
  • How to check their bike 
  • Helmets are checked for cracks, holes, or whether it is too big or too small. 

A limited number of helmets are available for replacement.

Contact

Barbara Sturm
Traffic Safety Program Educator
bbs28@cornell.edu
585-991-5432

Last updated May 18, 2022