Bike Safety

Bike Safety Tips for KidsKids on bikes with a police officer

  • Always wear a bike helmet
  • Use verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Check your equipment (brakes, and tires)
  • Watch for and avoid road hazards
  • Avoid riding at night
  • Wear bright colored clothing
  • Have reflective devices on your bike or clothing
  • Obey traffic signs
  • Look both ways before crossing the road
  • Always lock up your bike
  • Walk your bike across crosswalks
  • Use bike lanes if they are available
  • Make sure your shoes are tied properly

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