Police Department

Bicycle Safety

Your safety depends a lot on you. An expert bike driver knows that biking safety is the only way to go! Follow these rules each time you ride:

  • Be sure the bike is the right fit.
  • Maintain the bicycle in top condition at all times.
  • Ride on the right side of the road.
  • Obey traffic rules.
  • Use bicycle lanes where available.
  • Use hand signals.
  • Watch out for pedestrians.
  • Travel single file.
  • Walk the bicycle across busy intersections.
  • Always wear an approved bicycle helmet.
  • Avoid riding at night but if you must, have reflectors on the bicycle and wear light colored clothing.