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|May 17, 2012
Bicycle Safety Reminder
On May 15, 2012 at approximately 5:30 p.m., an accident near Cordova High School in Rancho Cordova between a motorist and a bicyclist sent the 14 year-old bicyclist to a hospital with serious injuries. Fortunately, the teen is expected to survive. As the school year comes to an end, and young people are spending more time riding around throughout the day, the Rancho Cordova Police Department would like to remind everyone of some important bicycle safety tips:
ALWAYS wear helmets while riding. Studies have shown that using a bicycle
Make sure children wear proper clothing – light in color to be more visible, and
OBEY ALL RULES OF THE ROAD. These include stop and yield signs, signals,
Before entering a street or intersection, check for traffic and always look left-right-
More information regarding bicycle safety can be found by going to www.ranchocordovapd.com/crime prevention/kids schools.cfm and clicking “The smart route to bicycle safety” under the child safety section.