Pushing safety with bikes and scooters on the UF campus

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The University of Florida is the only university to take on scooter and bike helmet usage among students. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kamryn Deegan reports, organizations came to raise road safety awareness at an on campus fair on Tuesday.


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