Tips for Cyclists
Obey the road rules, including traffic signals, and respect other road users.
Indicate your intentions - use hand signals and make eye contact with drivers.
Make yourself visible to other road users.
Make sure your bike is roadworthy.
Be predictable, courteous and alert to other road users.
Always wear a bicycle helmet.
Use lights in low light conditions.
Choose the safest cycling route, not necessarily the fastest.
Don’t ride in the gutter.
Wear reflective clothing at night.
Practice bike-handling skills in a safe environment before riding on the road.
Start road riding with experienced cyclists.
Attend workshops to improve bike skills and road safety knowledge.
ARTICLES FROM EXPERIENCED RIDERS
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Where's Wally (or How to Stand out in a crowd)
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