A Safer City


Bicyclists, Drivers and Pedestrians must work together to follow all traffic signals, signs and safety regulations.

10 Tips to Sharing Paths, Roads & Trails for “A Safer City”

  • Do not dodge in and out of traffic, ride bicycle in a straight line
  • Wear light reflective clothing and use lights when riding at night
  • Wear a properly fitted helmet
  • Bicycles should include a working bell, brake and light
  • Do not drive bicycle against the flow of traffic
  • Pedestrians should use the sidewalks when they are available
  • If forced to walk in the street, always face traffic as far to the left as possible
  • Drivers should always watch for pedestrians and bicyclists
  • Always use caution, obey the speed limit and slowdown in school zones.
  • Only use a hands-free mobile device when operating a vehicle

Click for more about NYC biking laws, pedestrian safety tips,  motorists advisories and more from NYC DOT

Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee | safeny.ny.gov

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