June 19th, 2013
Riding a bike is a great way to get exercise, have fun and reduce your carbon footprint, but it can also be dangerous if you don’t follow certain precautions. Follow these tips to stay safe as you cycle!
Always obey traffic signals and signs when cycling in the street. Bicyclists must obey the rules of the road just like drivers.
Ride in the same direction as traffic. Drivers are less likely to see you if you are riding on the wrong side of the road.
Practice glancing over your shoulder without swerving Read the rest of this entry »
June 18th, 2013
Bicycling safety techniques and bicycling etiquette have long been considered to be two separate categories. While the techniques discussed have different goals, there is a considerable amount of overlap between these two aspects of biking. Here are a few of the ways that bicycle safety and bicycle etiquette overlap.
Signaling turns is widely considered to be an important step for remaining safe while on your bike. However, signaling your turns will also serve an important role in demonstrating proper bicycling etiquette. Drivers Read the rest of this entry »
June 15th, 2013
If you are a biker who spends a lot of time riding on city streets, then you should be aware that there are certain rules of bicycle etiquette that you should keep in mind while you are on the road. After all, many bicycle accidents occur on a regular basis as a result of carelessness on the biker’s part, although drivers are not exempt from the blame either. For the most part, bicycle accidents can be prevented so long as you keep some simple tips and rules of the road in mind Read the rest of this entry »
June 11th, 2013
A bicycle can undoubtedly be a great way to get around, especially for those who enjoy getting regular physical exercise while saving money on gas in the process. However, if you are a bicyclist who spends a lot of time on city streets with other, heavier vehicles, then it is imperative that you follow all necessary safety rules and local laws. After all, the last thing that you want is to get into a collision with a vehicle that is much larger and heavier than you, as the outcome will likely not work out in your favor. Read the rest of this entry »