The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is offering drivers and cyclists tips to keep the roadways safe this summer. In a recently issued press release, they’re encouraging bicyclists and drivers to “think safe, ride safe, be safe!

Tips for Bicyclists

  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Ride alert.
  • Be visible.
  • Check your bicycle for safety issues.
  • Observe traffic signs and signals like an automobile driver would.
  • Be predictable.

Tips for Drivers

  • Signal your intentions, and be predictable.
  • Turn off cell phones.
  • Obey speed limits, signs and signals.
  • Allow plenty of room when passing cyclists.
  • Yield to cyclists.

• Stop completely before turning right on red, and always check behind you for approaching cyclists.

If you or a loved one is injured while cycling this summer, contact the experienced team at Davis Law Group, P.A. at 888-773-8388 for a free consultation today.