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Etiquette

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Make sure you follow these guidelines when out on your bike!

  • OBEY all signs and signals.
  • WALK your bike across the street.
  • CROSS the street at the corner
  • NEVER ride after dark or in bad weather.
  • NEVER "double" your friends or hang on to moving vehicles.
  • WEAR bright clothing and reflective gear to help cars see you.
  • IMPORTANT: Only a well-fitted bicycle helmet can properly protect your head.
  • STOP and LOOK left, right and left again before entering traffic (roadways, driveways, sidewalks, alleys or parking lots).
  • STAY on the right-hand side of the road, and ride in the same direction as traffic.
  • ALWAYS ride single file.
  • ALWAYS use your hand signals:
Cyclist with left arm straight out to the sideLeft hand turned up at 90 degree angle

Left arm turned down at 90 degree angle

TURN LEFT:
Left arm straight out.
TURN RIGHT:
Left arm out and hand up, like you're saying "Hi".
STOP:
Left arm out, hand down at your side

 

 

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