Teaching bike safety should start at a young age. It is important that parents instruct their children in the proper use of helmets and safe biking practices. Helping children at a young age understand bicycle safety will also help them be more aware of bicyclists once they reach the age of driving.
This website has three videos, once for each age group of children. Use this tool to teach your children safety tips and safe bicycle practices.
According to the site, practices that prevent bicycle-related injuries include:
- Engineering strategies to improve the physical environment for bicycling
- Enforcing strategies to reduce vehicle speeds and increase safe passing by drivers
- Developing safety skills and education for drivers and bicyclists