Each school shall work with students, parents, and staff to communicate, in writing, school expectations for bicycle helmet use which are consistent with this policy. School principals and teachers shall provide guidance and instruction to discuss the value of helmet use and to review school expectations.

Parents shall be encouraged to discuss, with their children, the benefits of helmet use when riding to and from school or around the neighborhood. In an effort to promote bicycle helmet use by all students, it is expected that parents shall provide helmets for their student riders. Provisions shall be made for parents unable to provide helmets to have the use of a helmet through donations by local merchants, bicycle clubs or the Irvine Police Department.

Adopted: August 25,1992
Revised: October 2, 2012
Revised: September 13, 2016