NHTSA has made available a 2-hour self-paced interactive video training for all law enforcement officers. It includes seven content sections and a final evaluation. Content includes:
  • Why Law Enforcement;
  • Understanding Bicycle Crashes;
  • Applying Traffic Laws to Cyclists;
  • Specific Laws for Cyclists;
  • Enforcement Techniques;
  • Crash Investigation and Reporting; and
  • Review and Next Steps.

Completion of the final evaluation prompts a certificate of completion and the achieved score. Based on their State defined passing score, the learner is subject to in-service training hours. Estimated contact time for completing the training: approximately 2 hours. Implications for highway safety planning: SHSO, Regional Offices can utilize this product to promote bicycle safety principles for law enforcement officers.

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To order a copy of the training video, go to NHTSA's ordering catalog at http://mcs.nhtsa.gov and select Product ID 810 758.

For more information contact NHTSA's Bicycle Safety Program @ 202-366-2692.