Throughout the summer, bicycle riders will be out on the streets. Whether you’re driving in the country, city or anywhere in between, you’re bound to encounter a bicyclist on the road.
While driving, you should be aware that a cyclist could be anywhere. Someone riding a bicycle can be very tough to see because they are much smaller than a car and can fit into your blind spot easily.
Before making a right turn, check your blind spots to see if there is a cyclist near you. When turning left, look ahead for oncoming bicycle riders, so that you don’t turn into their path. And remember, when passing someone on a bicycle, always give them at least three feet of space for safety.
If everyone is more aware of bicycles, many accidents, injuries and fatalities can be avoided.
Always watch for cycles.