SAFER CYCLING TIPS FOR CYCLIST
As bicycle is the most popular and widely used non- motorized vhecle,
a cyclist should know the traffic rules. Almost 40 percent of
injures & fatalities of cyclists happen to children below 16 years.
Never learn it in safer places like parks of play grounds in the
presence of an adult. Your knowledge of cycling is incomplete, if
you do not know the basics of road safety.
Keep cycle in working condition. Check brakes, tyre, air pressure,
bell light and chain before you ride it.
Obey traffic signals. While taking turns watch out for traffic and
give signal by hand.
Do not overload. Cycle is for one and maximum for two.
Move on the left side of the road.
Avoid overtaking. Be in single file if the road is narrow.
No acrobatics on road, keep both hands on the handle bar.
If available use only cycle tracks.
Remain constantly alert on the roads.
Wear bright clothes and have bright light at night
Use reflective tape on cycle to make it visible at night.