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    1. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Learn about Share the Roads with bicyclists. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn safety tips to prevent crashes with bicyclists and save lives . </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about bicycle facilities . </li></ul>
    2. 3. Share the Roads <ul><li>Bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers of motor vehicles. </li></ul><ul><li>As motorists, we must respect the rights of other road users including bicyclists. </li></ul>
    3. 4. <ul><li>Safety Tip #1: Bicyclists must travel on the right side of lane. </li></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><li>Safety Tip #2: Assess the bicyclist’s capabilities. </li></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>Safety Tip #3: Expect </li></ul><ul><li>the unexpected. </li></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>Safety Tip #4: Be aware of hazards. </li></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>Safety Tip #5: Do not honk or flash your headlights at bicyclists. </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Safety Tip #6: Be careful when opening your vehicle door. </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Safety Tip #7: Look for hand signals. </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Safety Tip # 8 : Do not tailgate, cut or pass too close to bicyclists. </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Safety Tip #9: Use extra caution when passing bicyclists. </li></ul>Oncoming traffic Right turn Oncoming bicycle
    12. 13. Off-the-Road Facilities Trails are in open spaces, parks, along rivers, on abandoned railroads, or in new developments.
    13. 14. Off-the-Road Facilities Facilities adjacent to roads are facilities separate from motorists except at intersections and driveways.
    14. 15. On-the-Road Facilities Bike lanes No shoulders Paved shoulders
    15. 16. Summary <ul><li>Bicyclists must travel on the right side of a lane . </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the bicyclist’s capabilities . </li></ul><ul><li>Expect the unexpected . </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of hazards . </li></ul><ul><li>Do not honk or flash your headlights at bicyclists. </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful when opening your vehicle door. </li></ul>
    16. 17. Summary <ul><li>Look for hand signals . </li></ul><ul><li>Do not tailgate, cut or pass too close to bicyclists. </li></ul><ul><li>Use extra caution when passing bicyclists. </li></ul><ul><li>Move your vehicle entirely into the left lane when passing a bicyclist. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not pass a bicyclist or another vehicle if oncoming traffic is near. </li></ul>
    17. 18. Summary <ul><li>Do not pass a bicyclist if you will make a right turn shortly after passing. </li></ul><ul><li>Be on the lookout for bicyclists in bad weather and at night . </li></ul><ul><li>When turning left at an intersection, yield to oncoming bicyclists. </li></ul><ul><li>After passing a bicyclist, check over your shoulder and make sure you have enough room before moving over. </li></ul><ul><li>When in doubt , yield to bicyclists. </li></ul>

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