Thursday, October 27, 2005

Staying Safe Out There

Did you know that in Pennsylvania cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicles and are subject to the same traffic laws? Find out how to ride safely in traffic in a 5 minute video at the website.

"Wear Your Helmet" has become as ubiquitous as "Buckle Your Seatbelt" and with good reason, If everyone wore a helmet we could reduce head trauma injuries cyclist deaths by 75%. Refer to the PENNDOT Bicycle Safety page to learn how to properly fit a helmet.

And don't forget Eastern Standard Time means early darkness, make sure you have lights.

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