On the Road Again

Bicycle Safety Quiz

 

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It's almost summer!  So many fun things to do and places to go!  But before you ride off, why not see what a whiz you are on this Bike Safety quiz?  You won't be graded, and what you learn just might save your life.

 

1.  Are there any times when you don't need to wear a bike helmet?

    _________________________________________________________________

 

2.  Name three safe bike riding practices:

    a.   _______________________________________________________________

    b.   _______________________________________________________________

    c.   _______________________________________________________________

 

3.  Riding your bike in the dark is dangerous, but if you have to ride at night, what can you
    do to make yourself more visible to drivers?

    _________________________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________________________

 

4.  What kinds of things should you check before you begin to ride?

    a.   _______________________________________________________________

    b.   _______________________________________________________________

    c.   _______________________________________________________________

 

5.  Where do most bicycle crashes occur?

    _________________________________________________________________

 

6.  When riding your bike, it is important to stay alert at all times.  Name three road
     hazards you should watch out for:

    a.   _______________________________________________________________

    b.   _______________________________________________________________

    c.   _______________________________________________________________

 

7.  Is it OK to ride a bicycle while listening to audio headphones?  _________________

 

8.  What is the most serious type of injury for cyclists?  ________________________

 

9.  Always be a courteous cyclist.  Remember __________________________ have the
     right of way.

 

10.  Be Safe, Be _______________________________________________________.

 

11.  Always go with the flow of traffic, and stay to the __________________________.

 

12.  Before entering a roadway, you should look ______________________ for traffic.

 

13.  Always check __________________________________ you before changing lanes.

 

14.  You bicycle helmet should fit _____________ and cover your _________________.

 

15.  When making a turn, _________________________________ your moves to others.

 


                        Each year, approximately 800 bicyclists are

         killed, and 60,000 are injured in motor vehicle-

         related crashes.  A bicycle is not a toy.  It's a

         vehicle.  Learn to share the road.


 

Click Here for the answers to the Bicycle Safety Quiz.

 

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Material taken from the American College of Emergency Physicians.