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enforcement issues and programs
Education Issues & Programs

It's one of the four "E's" that the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) identifies as the core elements towards reducing bicycling-related injuries and fatalities: Enforcement of traffic laws. Engineering solutions that enhance the safety of bicyclists without compromising their mobility. Encouragement of increased bicycling among all demographic groups- cycling that suits your goals and lifestyle, whether for transportation, exercise, or pleasure. And, education because the more about bicycling you know, the better bicyclist you'll be.

  children & teens
children and teens
Bike skills will last a lifetime and save countless lives. Learn what to teach children of all ages and become aware of important safety precautions.
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adults
adults
Adults fatalities account for an increasing percentage of all bike crashes. Discover training techniques that save lives.
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seniors
seniors
Bicycling can be a great way for older adults to become more active. Learn skills and safety precautions for adults 50 and over. more>>
motorists
motorists
Car drivers and cyclists both share a responsibility for safety. Find out about effective programs targeting motorist behavior.
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