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GEORGIA BICYCLE BASICS

Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Bicycle Safety Guide, http://www.dot.ga.gov/DriveSmart/Travel/Documents/English-fullversion.pdf

Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Bicycle Safety Guide (Spanish), http://www.dot.ga.gov/DriveSmart/Travel/Documents/Spanish-fullversion.pdf

Georgia Bikes!, GA Bicycle Laws

http://georgiabikes.org/index.php/resources/39-education/76-ga-bicycle-laws

 

TIP SHEETS (FOR KIDS)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bicyclists Make Safe Choices,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/bicycles/pdf/bicyclistsafechoices.pdf

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kids and Bicycle Safety,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/bike/KidsandBikeSafetyWeb/index.htm

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Sara and Her Bike, http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/sarahsbike.pdf

Includes safety tips and coloring worksheet.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Be a “Roll Model,” Wear a Helmet,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/bicycles/pdf/8010-wear_a_helmet.pdf

 

TIP SHEETS (ADULT ORIENTED)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Prevent Bicycle Crashes: Parents and Caregivers,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/Traffic%20Injury%20Control/Articles/Associated%20Files/Prevent.pdf

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10 Smart Routes to Bicycle Safety, http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/whatswrong.pdf

 

ACTIVITY SHEETS

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Getting to School Safely,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/staticfiles/nti/bicycles/pdf/6124-A-v2-getting.pdf

Activity handouts, including a safety board game, a safety crossword puzzle, and a bicycle safety rap.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Paul’s A-Maze-ing Trip, http://www.National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/paul.pdf

Maze and fill-in-the-blank questions related to bicycle safety.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, What’s Wrong with This Picture, http://www.National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.gov/staticfiles/nti/pdf/whatswrong.pdf

Identify poor riding techniques in picture. 

BICYCLE RODEOS

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bikeology Curriculum and Parent Section
Curriculum (Part 1 and 2) http://walkbiketoschool.org/sites/default/files/bikeology-curriculum-part-1-and-2.pdf
Parent Section: http://ipmba.org/images/uploads/bikeology-parent-guide.pdf
 

Safe Routes to School Marin County, Safe Routes to Schools Rodeo Manual (or all you need to know to be a fantastic coach), http://www.saferoutestoschools.org/pdfs/lessonplans/RodeoManualJune2006.pdf

Guide for adult bicycle rodeo volunteers.

 

WEBINARS

National Center for Safe Routes to School, Great Ways to Include Bicycling in Your SRTS Program, http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/training/srts-webinars/great-ways-include-bicycling-your-srts-program

National Center for Safe Routes to School, Looking Both Ways: Helping Parents and Educators Support Safe Walking and Bicycling, http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/events-and-training/srts-webinars/looking-both-ways-helping-parents-and-educators-support-safe-walki

 

VIDEOS

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ride-Smart—It’s Time to Start, 

low res: http://www.nhtsa.gov/multimedia/bicycles/RideSmart_lo.wmv

high res: http://www.nhtsa.gov/multimedia/bicycles/RideSmart_hi.wmv  

Uses a peer-to-peer approach to teach middle and high school youth about the importance of wearing a bicycle helmet. 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bike Safe—Bike Smart, Bike, 

low res: http://www.nhtsa.gov/multimedia/bicycles/BikeSafe_lo.wmv

high res: http://www.nhtsa.gov/multimedia/bicycles/BikeSafe_hi.wmv 

Uses a peer-to-peer approach to teach elementary and middle school age audiences bicycle safety.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fitting a Bicycle Helmet,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/Traffic%20Injury%20Control/Multimedia/BikeSafety.wmv
 

City of Madison Department of Transportation, Kids Eye View, http://youtu.be/m84Cg_8rvJw

City of Madison Department of Transportation, Kids Eye View (Spanish), http://youtu.be/hhqWANvQTFM

 

BIKEABILITY AUDITS

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bikeabilty Checklist,  http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/bike/Bikeability/checklist.htm

 

WEBSITES

Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, http://www.atlantabike.org/

Georgia Bikes, Teacher Resources, http://georgiabikes.org/index.php/resources/39-education/184-teacher-resources

National Center for Safe Routes to School, SRTS Guide: Key Messages for Children, http://guide.saferoutesinfo.org/education/key_messages_for_children.cfm#bicyclist

National Center for Safe Routes to School, National Safe Routes to School Program Promotes Role for Law Enforcement, http://apps.saferoutesinfo.org/lawenforcement/resources/index.cfm

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bicycle Safety Activity Kit, http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/bike/bskitboth/3152bskit/index.htm

Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center, Educating Children and Teens, Educating 1-5 year olds: