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SAFE CYCLING TIPS

Dos

  • Always keep to the left-hand edge of the road.
  • Always obey traffic light signals. Be prepared to stop when approaching traffic light junctions when the traffic light turns amber.
  • Cyclists must stop when the traffic light turns red.
  • Always dismount and ensure that it is safe before crossing at traffic light junctions.

Cyclists should practise the kerb drill - look right, look left, look right again.

  • Be considerate to pedestrians.
  • Give pedestrians advance warning as you approach them by ringing your bell.
  • Give sufficient hand signals to inform other road users of your intention to stop, slow down or when making a left or right turn.

Don'ts

  • Do not cycle more than two abreast in the same direction.
  • Do not cycle along footpaths and on the expressways.
  • Do not cycle across pedestrian crossings and overhead bridges.
  • Do not cycle against the flow of traffic.

SOURCE: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

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