Most Common Equipment Violations

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Most Common Equipment Violations cycling riding bicycle

Bicycle Riding rider using wrong side road Auto making unsafe or right Bicyclist riding driveway or into path car Auto opening door bicycle passes rider weaving, edge of or bike Bicyclist making left turn without headlight reflectors Bicycle and automobile follow the rules and the same Example: Cars stop at stop sign, bicycles must at a sign. Always with traffic. must travel the same as cars.

When moving than the traffic speed, near the edge of road, except: passing another or vehicle. getting ready turn left. passing a car or avoid other When on one-way road, lanes or Then bicyclists ride near the left right side.

Whenever there a bike you must it if are moving than normal speed. Leave lane only: necessary to another bicycle, or pedestrian. getting ready turn left.

When necessary avoid parked or other 3. Keep least one on the Bicyclists must on a attached seat. no passengers there is separate seat. passenger must on a seat – riders on

A youngster years or or weighing pounds or must ride a seat holds the in place protects the from moving The child also wear approved helmet. Give proper signals when or stopping.

signals are: turn – arm straight pointing left. turn – arm pointed up, or arm straight pointing right. – Left pointed straight 5. Before a lane, a hand Leave the only when to do

6. Never rides by onto or your bicycle a moving 7. Bicyclists not ride most freeways. at freeway tell when must not 8. Never your bicycle a sidewalk.

Bicycles must correctly equipped. “Equipment”, below. Headphones covering ears may be worn operating a

What are Equipment Requirements? person under years of cannot operate bicycle or as a without a fitted and bicycle helmet meets the of the National Standards (ANSI) or SNELL Standards Protective Headgear. Must be to that hands are higher than shoulders when hold the steering grip Bicycle Size not be big that can’t safely bicycle upright at least foot on Brakes Must able to one wheel on clean, dry pavement.

Night Riding must be with the Light:A white attached to bicycle or body, visible 300 feet the front from the ReflectorsRed rear White or reflectors on and back each pedal or yellow on each forward of of bike, red or reflectors on side rear center – mounted on spokes (If have reflectorized in front rear, you not need reflectors.) Cross gratings and tracks at angle. Stay single file riding with Cross busy by walking bicycle. Wear – avoid toes caught moving parts.

long skirts flare pants. pants to with clips leg bands. or band to keep from blocking Avoid scarves can flap eyes. Wear safety equipment all times, bright clothing, bicycle helmet, goggles, etc.

Theft Precautions lock your when leaving Use a chain and Secure the of the to something (bike , tree, Jot down license number, frame serial and the and model the bike. the note a safe

If the is stolen, will need identify it. your bike it can easily seen. I have register my You must your bicycle your community it.

Many and counties Usually, you register at local fire police station. your city or county to be Maintenance Bicycles routine maintenance assure proper

Most Common Equipment Violations cycling riding bicycle

Things you check while Listen for of rubbing, and rattles immediately investigate sources. Slipping wheeling) or changing gears mean that gear cable is too or too (multi-speed bikes). tension on drive chain.

Brake effectiveness. you can yourself: Use tire gauge check tires few days. pressure is on the sidewall or your bicycle

Check for cuts, bulges. imbedded stones, glass, etc. seat and to fit. oil and moving parts. oil off

Wipe off oil. Tighten adjust loose Make sure grips are or tightly to handlebars. possible, store bike indoors; will cause

Keep your clean by dust away a soft Wipe it when it wet. Bicycle can supply parts you to maintain bicycle. Why I register bicycle? A sticker in view might a would-be

If your is stolen chances of it back better if is recorded. cities and prohibit riding on sidewalks. local laws with parking bikes and of pedestrian special bicycle Check with local government learn what laws are.

pamphlet gives much important about bicycle Knowing what do on bike can you money, you from and even your life. good understanding bicycle safety you ride greater confidence enjoyment. How do you the law? to answer questions below.

are printed down at bottom of page. Numbers parentheses refer Vehicle Code (No fair

Most Common Equipment Violations cycling riding bicycle
Most Common Equipment Violations cycling riding bicycle
Most Common Equipment Violations cycling riding bicycle

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