Bicycle Safety & Education

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Incident Reporting Guidelines Please read before completing an incident report.

Incident Reporting Form (Google Doc for completing online) (preferred)

Incident Reporting Form (PDF for printing, filling in, and mailing)

Safety Tip Sheets

How not to get hit by cars  (Bicycle Safe)

    Ten types of bicycle / auto collisions and how to avoid them

Bicycle Safety – 35 Tips to Stay Safe on the Road

An easy read with lots of good basic information.

Group Riding  (Florida Bicycle Association)

Good information on the following topics

  1. Basic Rules of Right-of-Way
  2. Stop Signs
  3. Red Lights
  4. Passing Queues of Traffic
  5. Lane Position
  6. Lane Changes
  7. Understanding the Roadway and Planning Ahead
  8. Route Planning Tips
  9. Group size
  10. Crashes and Other On-Road Problems

Ride Smart (League of American Bicyclists)   
1. Rules of the Road
2. Smart Cycling Tips
3. Cycling Education Videos   

Bicycling Street Smarts (by John S Allen)

This very informative booklet provides valuable information in the following areas

  1. Off to a Good Start
  2. Where to Ride on the Road
  3. Riding Through Intersections
  4. Getting Across Non-standard Intersections
  5. Steer Out of Trouble
  6. Using Your Brakes
  7. Riding in Groups
  8. Riding in Rain and Darkness
  9. Ways to deal with Tough Situations
  10. Riding with Confidence

Bicycle Safety Education (International Bicycle Fund)

Tons of cycling safety information with many links to related resources

Bicycling in New York (NYS Dept of Transportation)
  1. On line version of NYS DOT Share the Road Booklet
  2. NYS Vehicle & Traffic Laws
  3. NYS Bicycle maps
  4. Commuting & Tourism Info
  5. Bicycling Safety Resources

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