Safe Roads For Our Children
SAFETY REMINDERS FOR BICYCLITS AND PEDESTRIANS
Stop and look both ways before entering street, even from a driveway or parking lot;
look left, right and left again before entering the street.
Make eye contact and make sure the driver sees you before
crossing in front of a car.
Be visible at night
Protect your head, wear a properly fitted helmet.
Use hand signals
Ride in the same direction as cars.
Follow the same rules of the road as drivers of cars.
Ride on the road.
Ride in a straight line and stay out of the DOOR ZONE.
Don't wave between parked cars.
Never carry things that would prevent you from putting at
least one hand on the handle bars.
Do not ride with earphones in both ears.
Stay focus and alert.
Keep your bicycle in good condition.
Follow all signs and signals
Start walking only when "WALK" or white pedestrian
If the red hand is flashing, you may continue to cross but
Do no start walking against a "Don't Walk" symbol.
Walk on the sidewalk, if there is no sidewalk, walk facing
Don't walk on the bike lane if there is sidewalk available.
The safest place to cross is at a corner, with or without a
Give cars enough time to stop before entering the street.
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN
Always wear a helmet.
Wear padding and closed-toe and slip resistant shoes while
using a scooter or skateboard.
Check your equipment for wear and tear.
Only allow one person per skateboard.
Do not hitch rides from bicycles, car or other vehicles.
Never ride in the street and obey all traffic laws.
Ride on smooth surfaces.
Carefully practice tricks in designated skateboarding areas.
Learn to fall-practice on a soft surface or grass.
Source: TSCN (Traffic Safe Communities Network) Bicycle and
Pedestrian Safety for Parents
SCOOTERS AND SKATEBOARDERS