Cyclist who survived traumatic brain injury touts importance of helmet use

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Dan Mollino is a cyclist who suffered a traumatic brain injury, and he is one of 5.3 million Americans currently living with such a condition. The cyclist is embarking on a 3,650-mile cross-country  trip to help raise awareness of brain injuries and the ways they can be prevented.

Mollino is riding from New Jersey to California, and this week he was in Utah. See the video above for his interview and click here to visit the Brain Injury Alliance of Utah, which works to help prevent brain injuries as well as provide resources for those who have suffered such injuries.