What you need to know before getting on a bicycle this summer

May is National Bicycle Month and as we close in on the “unofficial” start to summer – Memorial Day – many of us will be getting those bicycles out of storage for a fun ride outside.

But before you start pedaling… when was the last time you brushed up on your bike safety?

  • Do you ride with traffic or against? (with)
  • How do you fit a helmet? (And yes, you should be wearing a bike helmet!)
  • When is the most dangerous time to be on a bicycle?

We put together this handy infographic for you. Feel free to share with your friends, and happy bicycling!

For more bike safety tips, visit the NHTSA website