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web The Walking School Bus: Combining Safety, Fun and the Walk to School, National Center for Safe Routes to School
This guide outlines the benefits of starting a walking school bus or bike train and points to consider before launching one. Describes two general ways to conduct a walking school bus along with benefits and considerations of each. ... more >>
document Bringing Bicycle Education to Spanish-Speaking Communities, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A significant number of Spanish-speaking individuals with limited English comprehension live in Amarillo, Texas. To serve this population, the Texas Bicycle Coalition (TBC) needed to provide bicycle safety instruction in Spanish. ... more >>
web BIKESAFE: Bicycle Countermeasure Selection System, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
BIKESAFE is intended to provide practitioners with the latest information, available for improving the safety and mobility of those who bicycle. It is an expert system that allows the user to select appropriate countermeasures or treatments to address specific problems. ... more >>
document Bikeability Checklist, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
How bikeable is your community? The Bikeability Checklist can help you find the answer. ... more >>
document Fostering Student Success by Preventing Brain Injury, California Department of Health Services
Manual provides information on starting a school-wide helmet policy to improve bicycle riding safety. ... more >>
document Getting Your Kids to Wear Bike Helmets, Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
This pamphlet helps answer various questions parents may have when trying to encourage children to wear bike helmets. ... more >>
document Good Practices Guide for Bicycle Safety Education, Federal Highway Administration
Guide to developing your own bicycle education program or selecting the most effective program for your needs. ... more >>
document Which Helmet for Which Activity, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
This brochure provides information on helmet use in different activities. ... more >>
multimedia Walkable Communities, Iowa Department of Transportation
A 5-minute video featuring Mark Fenton discussing walkable communities, Safe Routes to School and walking school buses. ... more >>
document An Organizer's Guide to Bicycle Rodeos, Cornell University, New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee
This guide outlines a step-by-step approach to designing a successful bicycle rodeo in your community. ... more >>
web Walk To School Day, Partnership for a Walkable America, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The idea is to walk to school with a purpose -- to promote health, safety, physical activity and concern for the environment. You can plan a day-long event or a year-long event! Find out which cities are already planning to participate and register your own event online. ... more >>
document Iowa Kids on the Move, Iowa Dept. of Transportation & Iowa Bicycle Coalition
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Curriculum ... more >>
document How Children See Traffic, TransMadison
This brochure provides information on how children act differently in traffic than do adults, and gives suggestions to help keep children safe. ... more >>
web School Site Assessment for Traffic Safety, Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program
Tool developed by the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program to examine biking and walking conditions at the school campus. ... more >>
document Los NiƱos y Su Seguridad al Montar en Bicicleta (in Spanish), National Center for Biking & Walking
This Spanish-language flyer explains how to properly ride a bicycle. ... more >>
graphic Learn to Ride Right, Ride Right, The Des Moines Register, The Iowa State Patrol, RAGBRAI
This sheet is designed to be colored by children while teaching them about bicycle safety. ... more >>
document Organizing a Bicycle Skills Rodeo, Cascade Bicycle Club Education Foundation
This document describes how to successfully run a bicycle skills education rodeo for children. ... more >>
document Proteja la Cabeza de su Nino! (in Spanish), California Department of Health Services
This Spanish-language full-color poster demonstrates how to properly fit a helmet on a child's head and reminds viewers that it's the law. ... more >>
web The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity, US Department of Health and Human Services
Overweight and obesity have reached nationwide epidemic proportions. Both the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity and their associated health problems are important public health goals. ... more >>
document Be a Safe Bike Driver: Older Kids, League of Illinois Bicyclists
This flyer teaches older children how to safely ride their bikes on the road. The sheet gives safety tips and instructions for checking your bike and helmet. The reverse side is a letter to parents. ... more >>
document Be a Safe Bike Driver: Younger Kids, League of Illinois Bicyclists
This flyer offers a bicycle safety quiz as a tool for teaching older children how to safely ride their bikes on the road. ... more >>
document Bicycle Safety Rodeo Manual, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute
This document describes bicycle rodeos which the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute believes are a proven way to teach safety skills to children in a fun setting. ... more >>
document Bicycle Safety: What Every Parent Should Know, Active Living Resource Center
This document dispells myths of bicycling, outlines common types of bicycle/motor vehicles crashes, and offers safety information for parents when instructing children on bike riding. ... more >>
multimedia Bike Safety Cartoon, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
This cartoon teaches children to check their helmets, brakes, handlebars, and tires before riding. ... more >>
document The Relative Risks of School Travel, Transportation Research Board
This report provides estimates of the relative risk among school travel modes using available information collected at the national level. ... more >>
document Consejos y Pasos Para el Uso Debido del Casco para Montar Bicicleta (in Spanish), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This two-page Spanish-language flyer demonstrates how to properly fit a bicycle helmet. ... more >>
web Montgomery County, MD Pedestrian Safety, Montgomery County
The Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety site details the extensive education campaigns that have been conducted over the past years. Other resources include a safety quiz and tips, local news and events, ... more >>
document School Helmet Policies Presentation, California Department of Health Services
This PowerPoint presentation provides information on fostering student success by preventing brain injury through the promotion of bicycle helmet use. ... more >>