What Is Bicycle Safety Week?

What Is Bicycle Safety Week?
Although the week differs as you travel around the United States, the idea of Bike Safety Week stays the same. You can contact your local municipal administrators for more specific information regarding Bike Safety week.

Bike Safety Month

According to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May is officially Bike Safety Month. There are many events you can plan in your area free of charge.

Bike to Work

This is a good way for cyclists to get to know their fellow cyclists better by riding together to work. Usually the riders will pick a mutual point of origin and a mutual point of destination, then continue on their way from there.

Helmet Safety

Many programs exist that can help remind cyclists of the importance of helmets. This is also a good reminder to children who may not have had the same kinds of experiences.

Traffic Safety

With some good publicity work you can easily organize a moderate turnout for a talk about traffic safety with other cyclists.

League of American Bicyclists

This group is the foremost in the latest in cycling news. Members also get many benefits as described by their website (www.bikeleague.org/).

Article Written By Heather Broeker

Originally from North Carolina, Heather Broeker studied journalism and advertising at the University of North Carolina. After graduation she moved to Los Angeles, where she worked for Fox Searchlight, Fox Reality and later as a writer and marketing director. Broeker now lives in Los Angeles and runs Head Over Heels, a writing and public relations company.

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