Teaching Road Safety to Biking Kids; Go By Bike Episode 47

Teaching Kids to Ride

Over the weekend, I had a great opportunity to work with some middle school aged kids and their parents. The kids wanted to ride their bikes to middle school and we spent a couple hours talking and practicing some road safety skills.

I had a great time seeing these young people who are the next generation of bike transportation advocates! In this video, I go over 4 critical areas to teach young bike riders when they’re learning to interact with traffic. And I even throw in one extra area that I noticed when watching the kids interact.

The 4 major accident areas for young riders are

1. entering traffic from a driveway without looking

2. riding on the left side of the street

3. veering in front of oncoming traffic when going left, and

4. failing to stop at a stop sign.

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Go By Bike is a daily video series that talks about how to be green by riding more and using your car less, including electric bikes, electric kits, cargo bikes, bike safety, and getting motivated to bike

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