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Safe Streets Save Lives Video: How to Drive

Handle With Care

In most settings, bicyclists travel at a slower speed than cars, so motorists will often need to pass a bicycle user to arrive at their destination efficiently and safely. The one concept that motorists need to remember when passing or overtaking a bicycle is to be cautious and to maintain a safe operating distance. This means slowing down as necessary and providing plenty of room to the bicyclist. Never attempt to squeeze past a bicyclist—be patient and wait until the time is right. It’s very simple, really.

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Bike Delaware
Peter Wilborn Feb 11, 2018

We understand the importance of good Rules of the Road when it comes to protecting cyclists in court. Changing the laws that protect cyclists is one of the most important ways to make the roads safer and promote better biking. And there has been some notable progress in this area over the last 10 years. […]

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