Bicycle Safety Quiz

These 20 questions can determine how up-to-speed you are on bicycle safety. Test your knowledge and increase your safety IQ by answering True or False:

  1. A bicyclist should always stop and yield before entering a street.
    True False
  2. If the cyclist is careful, a bicycle in poor condition is considered safe to ride.
    True False
  3. Keep to the right when driving your bike in the street.
    True False
  4. When two or more people are riding their bicycles in a street, they should ride in single file.
    True False
  5. Traffic signs and signals are only for motorists.
    True False
  6. Cyclists should ride slowly and be cautious when near people.
    True False
  7. Bicycle drivers should practice their skills in a safe area, away from traffic.
    True False
  8. Hand signals you give before making a turn tell people that you can steer your bike with one hand.
    True False
  9. It is wise to get off of your bike and walk it across busy streets.
    True False
  10. If you have to drive at night, people will see you better if your bike has a front light, side and rear reflectors, and if you wear retro-reflective clothing.
    True False
  11. It is OK to carry a passenger on your handlebars.
    True False
  12. Wearing a helmet is only important when riding at faster speeds.
    True False
  13. The seat of a bike is the right height if, when you sit on it, you can touch the ground with toes of both feet.
    True False
  14. Only automobiles are required to make a complete stop at a stop sign.
    True False
  15. Bicyclist must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians.
    True False
  16. Most states require at least a proper headlight, a red rear reflector, and side reflectors of you drive at night or when it is hard to see.
    True False
  17. It's safe to drive across a residential street intersection without slowing down or stopping.
    True False
  18. It is better to choose a different route that is less hazardous than to drive in heavy and dangerous traffic.
    True False
  19. It's often difficult for a motorist to see someone on a bicycle.
    True False
  20. Developing good bicycle habits, will lead to better automobile driving habits.
    True False

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