Mother calls for law on bike helmets

A mother from North Somerset wants wearing a cycling helmet to be made law, after her teenage daughter suffered serious injuries when the brakes on her bike failed and she collided with a bus.

West mother calls for bike helmet law

A mother from North Somerset says it is time wearing a helmet when cycling became law.

Her teenage daughter suffered serious injuries when the brakes on her bike failed and she collided with a bus.

With the summer holidays fast approaching, the family is hoping to use their experience to stop the same thing happening to other youngsters.

Karen Griggs reports.