Tag Archives: cycling safety

More bicycle safety education needed

Today’s guest column about bicycle safety is from the Community Traffic Safety Coalition, an organization that advocates for improvements to make all modes of transportation safer. In December, the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency and the Community Traffic … Continue reading

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Readers vent about unlawful bicyclists; more education needed, they say

On Monday, Street Smarts published a letter from a reader who complained that bicyclists are not following the rules of the road. Below are emails from other readers who feel the same way: “Riders don’t even know that they are … Continue reading

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Rules of the road for bicyclists, the motorists around them

     Dear Street Smarts,      Q: Here is Also something for Bicyclist to think about when riding in the wrong direction: A car entering a roadway, and making a right turn, comes out onto the street and looks right then left enters … Continue reading

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