Bike, Walk and Roll Safety

Cycle Safety- "Doing it Right"

8 reasons why you should Bike Walk and Roll:

1.  To get some exercise and improve your health

2.  To boost your focus and productivity

3. To encourage slower, safer traffic

4. To give you freedom and independence

5. To soak up some vitamin D by being outdoors

6. It’s good for the environment

7. To clear your mind after a long day and especially because

8. It’s fun!

Safe Communities Central Alberta and the Red Deer Primary Care Network worked with some community partners to create a series of bike, walk and roll videos which promote safety and injury prevention.  Have a look, use them, and give us some feedback.  

Doing it Right   http://vimeo.com/26868872

Wear the Gear   http://vimeo.com/26858827

Be Visible   http://vimeo.com/26858197

Rules and Attitude  http://vimeo.com/26874048

Bike Fitting  http://vimeo.com/26858514

ABC Bike Check   http://vimeo.com/26871671

Basic Skills   http://vimeo.com/26859417

Riding on Paths and Trails   http://vimeo.com/26857906

Skills for the Road   http://vimeo.com/26871008 

Ride Safely - Doing it Right      http://vimeo.com/41026517

Bike Walk and Roll Resource Links:  

Booklet on "how to ride"  http://www.bikexprt.com/streetsmarts/usa/index.htm
Resource-Victoria Cycling Coalition http://www.bikesense.bc.ca/manual.htm
Cycling Safety and the Law - Calgary website link  http://bikecalgary.org/safety
CAA Website  http://bikesafety.caa.ca/cyclists/index.php
ICBC Teaching Program - Bike Smarts 
AAA Website  http://exchange.aaa.com/safety/bicycle-safety/
Safe Roads - Helmet Fitting & Rules http://www.saferoads.com/pdf/OTS-Bike-Inside.pdf 
SafeKids - Helmet Fitting http://www.saferoads.com/pdf/Got-Wheels-Get-A-Helmet.pdf

Let us know what you think. Email sccca@telus.net

Updated January 14, 2015