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Letter: Take my word for it, always wear a bicycle helmet

If Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn really wants to increase bicycle safety, then the thousands of dollars raised from these serious violations should be used to purchase helmets for the criminals.

If Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn really wants to increase bicycle safety, then the thousands of dollars raised from these serious violations should be used to purchase helmets for the criminals.

I started wearing one after getting smacked by a driver blinded by the morning sun. Luckily, I only broke my wrist and not my unprotected skull. The scar and plate in my forearm are a constant reminder to wear my helmet. I will be forever thankful to Dr. Donald Opgrande for putting me back together. Otherwise, I wouldn't be golfing with my children.

Berg lives in Fargo.

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