Bike Safety

Bicycle Safety Tips

  • Don't dart out of driveways or from between parked cars.
  • Stop at all stop signs.
  • Be careful when checking traffic and don’t swerve when looking over your shoulder.
  • Always go with the traffic flow and keep to the far side of the road.
  • Always wear you helmet.
  • Use hand signals when making movements.
  • Never allow another person to ride on your bike with you.
  • Always ride single file in-groups of riders.
  • Exercise courtesy and drive defensively always watching cars.
  • Know local and state laws regarding bicycles.
  • Walk your bike across any street or when in a crosswalk.
  • Wear bright clothing and use lights when riding at night.
  • Know and record your make, model, and serial number of your bike.
  • Register your bike with the local police or sheriff.

...and always lock your bike when leaving it unattended.

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