About 48,000 Cyclists were Injured in Traffic Accidents in 2011!
Thats' a scary number, especially if you enjoy riding your bike anywhere near traffic.
The road is there to share, but the mismatch between a vehicle weighing tons and a lightweight bicycle frame can have tragic consequences.
Whether you're driving or biking, following a few basic rules to accommodatre your fellow travelers will help keep everyone sharing the road safe.
Defensive Driving Extends to Bikes.
Yield - and Watch Out for Bicyclists Who Don't.
Pay Extra Attention to Hidden Bicyclists.
Open Doors Carefully.
Return the Favor When Biking.
When riding a bike, obey all traffic rules and lights, as if you were driving a car!
Most of all wear a helmet, stop at all intersections, look both ways, use hand signals, proceed carefully, and Be Safe!