Rules of the Road Resources

Click on the following links to get more information:

LEAGUE OF AMERICAN BICYCLISTS  |  Smart Cycling resources

NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION  |  Bicycle safety links

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: BICYCLE COMMUTING AND SAFETY | Covers bicycle rules and safety, as well as some helpful hints and general bicycle information.

CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAY CODE  State laws related to bicycles

CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE: BICYCLES |  California Department of Motor Vehicles

CITY OF LONG BEACH MUNICIPAL CODE: BICYCLES City laws related to bicycles

BICYCLING STREET SMARTS: RIDING CONFIDENTLY, LEGALLY AND SAFELY   Compact tutorial (book or online version) will increase your safety and confidence while bicycling on any road, whether you are a beginner or an expert.

BICYCLE HELMET SAFETY INSTITUTE  |  An active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY TRAFFIC SKILLS 101  |  Small classes cover everything from bike selection to simple maintenance to fixing a flat, safety drills, to strategies for riding a bike safely and confidently. 

CYCLISTS VIEW: DRIVING YOUR BIKE IN TRAFFIC  |  In this video, cycling Instructor Christopher Quint shares valuable information about safely navigating your bike through traffic. Presented by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and the City of Long Beach.



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