Safety Tips

Each Sunday at 10am, we post Bicycling Safety Tips on our Twitter and Facebook  accounts.

You can also see them here:

August 1, 2010 Avoid being distracted, do not text or use headphones when driving/cycling

August 8, 2010 Using a flashing light on the rear of your bike will make you more visible.

August 15, 2010 Signal all turns and lane changes to prevent conflicts with motor vehicles

August 22, 2010 Motorists: expect bicyclists on the roadways in all types of weather

August 29, 2010 Use appropriate hand signals for better visibility to motorists

September 5, 2010 Cyclists may turn left as a vehicle by moving to left side of the travel lane

September 12, 2010 Ride predictably, without weaving

September 19, 2010 Allow space between you and parked cars to avoid doors that may open unexpectedly.

September 26, 2010 Drivers-assume cyclists are going thru an intersection unless they signal otherwise

October 3, 2010 If you do not feel you can move into the travel lane, dismount & cross like a ped

October 10, 2010 Motorists: slow down and wait for a safe place to pass cyclists.

October 17, 2010 Use a mirror to help monitor traffic and avoid constantly looking behind you

October 24, 2010 All season riders: Now is the time to pull out your warm weather gear. Stay Warm!

October 31, 2010 Happy Halloween! Take caution, wet leaves can be very slippery and dangerous

November 7, 2010 DST is upon us. Be sure to use proper lights on the front and back of your bike

November 14, 2010  Sharrows remind cyclists and motorists to share the road. They are not bike lanes.

November 21, 2010  Have a safe holiday and ride with care

November 28, 2010 Thanksgiving weekend, no safety tip posted this week

December 5, 2010 Good time to dust off/ pump up the bicycle snow tires. It won’t be long now!

December 12, 2010 No safety tip posted this week.