only on the right hand side of the street or roadway.
Watch carefully when passing a parked car or truck,
when overtaking a car ahead, pass on the left when the
way is clear.
turning or stopping give the proper signal in plenty
of time to let others know what you intend to do.
single file. When on the streets and highways with
other bicyclists, ride single file, one behind the
other. Keep three bicycle lengths behind the rider you
hitch on to cars or trucks. Bicycle riders or persons
on coasters or roller skates must never cling to or
hold to moving cars or trucks. Keep a safe distance
behind the car or truck you are following, being ready
for any sudden stops.
alone. Don't carry another person on the handlebars or
crossbars of your bicycle. It makes balance uncertain
and steering unsteady. Only one person should ride on
a standard bicycle.
riding is especially dangerous. Don't ride after dark,
if you can avoid it. If you must ride at night, ride
slowly with extra care, and you must have a good light
and reflector that can be seen clearly.
in a straight line. Don't weave in and out of traffic
or try trick riding on the street or sidewalk. Keep
your head up.
ride out of driveways, alleys or ride out from behind
parked cars without first stopping and looking to see
that the sidewalks or streets are clear. Walk your
bicycle and mount after leaving the driveway.
both hands on the handlebars at all times. Never carry
bundles that will prevent this. It is best to have a
bicycle basket to the front or a rack on the back with
straps to carry books or other packages.
down and look both ways before crossing streets. Cross
at corners. Walk your bicycle across busy streets.
not ride in front of a car, even if you have the right
of way. Cars are bigger, faster, heavier and more
difficult to maneuver than your bike. Yield to cars.
must observe and obey all the traffic rules that the
drivers of cars and trucks are required to obey.
Traffic signs, lights, one-way streets and crosswalk
markings apply to the bicycle rider as well as to
drivers and people who are walking. You must always
ride at a safe speed to fit conditions.