Bicycle Safety
Sheriff Fontoura Recommends Bicycle Safety Tips
  • Ride a bike that is the right size for you.
  • Check that the wheels aren’t loose and your brakes work BEFORE each ride.
  • When exiting a driveway, STOP, LOOK BOTH WAYS and exit when there is no traffic.
  • Ride on the RIGHT with the flow of traffic.
  • Stop at all STOP signs and all traffic lights.
  • Do NOT ride in the wrong direction on one-way streets.
  • Use proper hand signals to indicate turns.
  • Ride single file.
  • Give the RIGHT OF WAY to pedestrians.
  • Carry NO PASSENGERS (except approved baby seats).
  • ALWAYS wear your bicycle helmet when riding.
  • ALWAYS wear clothing with reflective tape when riding after sundown.