22 May 2014, 8:00 AM
Cycling is great fun and an excellent way to get around. Here are a few simple tips to stay safe when sharing the road.
- Be Seen - Wear high visibility or brightly coloured clothing and use lights.
- Be Safe - Follow the road rules.
- Be Prepared - Wear an approved helmet and check your bike regularly - brakes, tyres, chain, lights, reflectors.
- Be Aware - Watch for car doors opening, potholes, rubbish, grates, and pedestrians. Always check for left turning vehicles.