- Always wear a bike helmet.
- Stop and check traffic before riding into a street.
- Don't ride at night.
- Obey traffic signs and signals.
- Ride on the right-hand side of the street.
- Check your brakes before riding.
- Give cars and pedestrians the right-of-way.
- Wear light or bright-colored clothing so that motorists can see you.
- Be extra careful turning left - motorists don't expect it.
- Avoid broken pavement, loose gravel and leaves - which can cause you to lose control of your bike.