As the Connecticut weather warms up, many park the car or truck and turn to the vigorous exercise that comes from a bicycle ride to work or school. Unfortunately, after a long winter, drivers may not be fully prepared or aware of bicyclists as they move onto the roads and sidewalks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 800 bicyclists are killed each year in an accident involving a car. Riders can decrease their chances of injury or death by knowing the safety rules of the road.
School zones in Connecticut can be hazardous when motorists aren’t careful. That’s why it’s crucial that you take the proper steps to preserve the safety of kids within school zones, which just might prevent tragedies from occurring. Edmunds offers the following tips in this case.