Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety
Program ending December 2016

Safety Tips

See below for a variety of safety tips for bicycle or pedestrian safety. Be sure to check back often as these new tips are added frequently.

Pedestrian Safety Tips

Walking can be a great way to bring your family together, get in some physical activity and see the outdoors. Walking is good for your health and it's good for the environment. Before you head out on foot for a stroll, power walk, or errand, there are important safety tips to remember, especially for young children. Whenever you're walking keep these safety tips in mind:

Adults Bike Safety

All road users are encouraged, including motorists and bicyclists, to respect each other in order to enhance transportation safety. Bicycles are, by law, vehicles with the same rights and responsibilities as motorized vehicles. Here are some bike safety tips:

Children Bike Safety

It is important that children are taught these basic safety tips:

Summer Safety

Hot summer months can lead children into excessive heat exposure quickly. Remember the following safety tips to help keep children safe during hot summer months, especially if they are walking and bicycling a lot outdoors.

Helmet Safety

Parents should always require children to wear a helmet when riding a bike, scooter, skateboard or inline skates. Whenever children "wheel" around, they should follow Be Bright safety rules so they can remain safe and be seen on the road.

Pedestrian Safety Tips

Following these simple safety tips will help pedestrians have a safe and healthy experience when out walking:

Bike Safety Tips

This section provides some basic safety tips that if followed, will provide you with a safe and enjoyable biking experience.