Bikes and cars share the road

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Bike use is on the rise in many American cities as more communities work to promote bike-friendly practices. This video from the League of American Bicyclists demonstrates how bikes and cars both must obey traffic laws and share the road.


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Bikes and cars: Both have a right to the road

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My favorite bike trail parallels a city street for about a mile. Every time I ride that stretch, I am reminded of the perils bicyclists face every day. On the trail, my biggest hazard is toddlers with training wheels; but out in the street are speeding, inattentive or even distracted drivers. Safe cycling depends on all parties understanding their responsibilities and following the rules of the road. Motorists must be attentive to cyclists, yield when required and take care when turning across bike lanes. Cyclists also must ride with the[…..]


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