Kids love riding their bikes (and scooters) during the summer. And as fun as this recreational activity can be, it can also be very dangerous. So, to help keep you keep your kids safe while they are out riding bikes, here are some easy to remember bike safety tips that you can teach them.
5 Summer Bike Safety Tips for Kids
1) Wear a helmet that fits! For reals!
Head injuries decrease by 45% when your kids wear a helmet that fits.
2) Ride on the sidewalk
If you can’t ride on the sidewalk, then ride on the right-hand side of the road when possible.
3) Use hand signals to let others know when you are stoping or turning.
4) Wear bright colors and make sure you bike has all the appropriate safety gear on it.
Which would be light reflectors and a bell.
5) For the Parents-Ride with your kids whenever possible.
By taking the time to ride with your kids in group, you are able to help ensure their safety and continually teach and reinforce these important bike safety tips.
Here’s to a fun and accident free summer!