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Bicycle Safety Videos

Visit our bicycle and pedestrian videos page to view public service announcements from PennDOT and Safe Routes to School.

Video #1: Before You Ride

Target audience: Elementary school students and their parents

Description: This video covers basics such as bike selection, helmet fitting, bicycle safety checks and how to securely park a bike.

Video #2: Basic Riding Skill

Target audience: Elementary school students and their parents

Description: This video describes the essential skills such as braking, balancing, turning, hand signals and selecting safe travel routes to school.

Video #3: Riding on the Road

Target audience: Middle school students and others learning to ride their bicycle on the road

Description: This video addresses the rules of the road and demonstrates riding with traffic, yielding, stopping, turning, avoiding hazards, passing parked cars and proper lane positioning.

Video #4: Sharing the Road

Target audience: Younger motorists, bicyclists and others who are unfamiliar with existing bicycle laws

Description: This video covers roadway positioning of cyclists, traffic and hand signals, safe turning and cyclist rights on the road. The video also discusses how motorists and bicyclists can safely share the road.

Video #5: Bicycle Laws

Target audience:Motorists, cyclists and law enforcement officials

Description: This video demonstrates common offenses by both motorists and bicyclists. Also, common misconceptions about bicycle laws are addressed.