Friday, December 09, 2005

Safe Cycling Tips #4

Tip #4: Be careful in crosswalks

Sooner or later you're going to find yourself using a crosswalk. Even in pedestrian friendly Washington I've found them to be very dangerous. For some reason drivers wait patiently for pedestrians, but when you have a bike stuck to your ass you suddenly become invisible. So, make you any cars waiting for you actually are waiting. Make eye contact with the driver and don't make any assumptions that people are looking out for you.

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