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TRAFFIC ALERT On Va. 123, in both directions, only a single lane gets by an overturned dump truck before Lee Chapel Road in Fairfax Station.

D.C. area reflects on helmets in wake of bike accident (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – A recent accident where a dump truck backed over a bicyclist’s head in Arlington raises questions about how the D.C. area thinks of helmet use.

WTOP’s Kate Ryan took to the streets to find out what area bicyclists and bike store owners think about the frequency with which D.C. area residents wear helmets and how it relates to America’s transportation infrastructure.

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