About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Español
VNA of Care New England
VNA of Care New England

Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety

Follow the rules of the road
(HealthDay News) -- If you're out biking, make sure you follow the rules of the road to stay safe.
The Washington State Department of Transportation offers these recommendations:
Follow all traffic signs and signals, pass only on the left, follow lane markings and ride in the same direction as traffic. Every so often, check behind you as you ride. Make sure you keep both hands on the bars. Dress in weather-appropriate clothing, and always wear your helmet. Never wear headphones, so you can hear any cars and distractions. Use hand signals, and be on the lookout for road hazards. When biking at night, make sure you use a headlight and a rear reflector so drivers can see you.
Health Headlines
Tips for Safe Trick-or-TreatingView in a lightbox
Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid DelayedView in a lightbox
New York City Ebola Patient in Stable ConditionView in a lightbox
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating EbolaView in a lightbox
Cadavers Beat Computers as Med School Teaching Tool, Study FindsView in a lightbox
VNA of Care New England
© 2011 Site Index | Disclaimer | Legal Notices | Talks Your Health