Color the Stop Sign.
BICYCLE SAFETY TIPS
Always wear a bicycle helmet.
Find a safe place to ride — younger children
should ride on the sidewalk.
Follow the rules of the road when riding your bike
in the street.
Stay on the right side when riding your bike in the
Obey street signs and traffic lights.
Stay off busy streets.
Look left, then right, then left again when crossing
the street .
Watch for cars near driveways or alleys.
Never carry riders on your bike.
Never ride between cars.
Give pedestrians the right-of-way.
Make sure your bike has a headlight if you are
riding in the street at night.
Stay alert for unexpected obstacles.
Bike riding is a fun way to enjoy
the outdoors and get your
exercise. When riding your bike, it
is very important to obey all the
street signs and traffic lights
and to wear a helmet to protect
yourself in case of an accident.
Be aware of motorists on the
road and do not “play” in the
street. Young bicyclists are
encouraged to ride on the
sidewalk whenever possible.
This brochure provides young
bicyclists tips for staying safe
while riding and checkpoints to
ensure that your bicycle is safe
to ride. Please read this
brochure carefully and follow
the guidelines in it to ensure a
fun and safe ride.
Secretary of State
Answers to road signs inside brochure:
1. Stop Sign
2. Do Not Enter
3. Pedestrian Crossing
4. School Crossing
5. Railroad Crossing
6. Bicycle Crossing Ahead
7. No Bicycles
8. Traffic Signals Ahead
9. One Way
Printed by authority of the State of Illinois. November 2007 — 50M — DSD A 170.1
For more information about bicycle safety, please consult
the Illinois Bicycle Rules of the Road booklet.