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Countermeasures That Work Bicycle Safety Countermeasures 2.2 Bicycle Safety Education for Adult Cyclists
2.2 Bicycle Safety Education for Adult Cyclists
Effectiveness: 1 Star Cost: $$
The goal of bicycle safety education for adult bicycle commuters is to improve knowledge of laws, risks, and cycling best practices, and to lead to safer cycling behaviors, including riding predictably and use of safety materials such as reflective clothing and helmets. This countermeasure can include educational material, tip sheets, and a pledge program for local agencies to adopt and disseminate.
Effectiveness Concerns: This countermeasure has not been systematically examined. There are insufficient evaluation data available to conclude that the countermeasure is effective.
Further information about the known research, potential effectiveness, costs, use, and time to implement is available in Appendix A9, Section 2.2.