There are many ways to get from one place to another. But each way brings a risk of injury—to you or someone else. The tips here can help to keep you and others safe when you drive, ride a bicycle, or walk.
Many people drive a motor vehicle—such as a car, truck, or motorcycle—every day. It may even be part of your job.
Take these important safety precautions every time you drive:
Riding a bicycle on the road is like driving a vehicle. You have the same responsibilities as a person driving. And you need to take other precautions because bicycles are smaller and harder to see and hear.
Remember these safety tips:
No matter your age, you need to be careful and aware when you go out walking. Some of the most serious injuries to people walking (also called pedestrians) are from motor vehicles.
Follow these safety tips:
Current as of: December 23, 2021
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention, Alberta Health Services
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