NEW YORK STATE FAIR – Saturday was all about safety at the Upstate Medical University booth.
They gave away more than 800 bike helmets to children at the fair. Medical professional were even on hand to make sure the helmets fit properly.
According to health officials, head trauma is responsible for 80 percent of traumatic injuries that lead to death in children.
"This awareness is not only for children, it's for adults too. We all need to wear helmets when we bike. There's no exception. It can save your brain, it can save your life,” said Dr. Zulma Tovar-Spinoza, Upstate Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery.