Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Crash course: What to do in a bicycle crash

Cross-posted from Greater Greater Washington

by -- Bicycle crashes are scary, disorienting events. Nobody wants to think about being involved in a crash, but it's important to know what to do in case of emergency.

Hopefully you will never have to experience this firsthand, but you may be able to help out your fellow bicyclists with your level-headed understanding of what to do.

At the scene: You've been in a crash. Now what?  [Continue reading ...]

Poster's note: Most bicycle crashes are the result of the bicyclist losing control, hitting debris or other hazards, or striking fixed objects such as bollards or parked cars; a relative few are the result of motorists. You can learn the skills needed to avoid these dangerous situations by taking a safety course.

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