Bike Safety


Howard At Play

September 10, 2000

TiPs to keep you safe in Maryland while bicycling:

Restricted areas

* No riding where the posted speed limit is more than 50 mph (although you can ride on the shoulder).

* Prohibited on expressways or other places where no-biking signs are posted.

Required equipment

* Front and rear lamps or reflectors if you ride at dusk, at night or in bad weather.

* A bell or horn (sirens and whistles aren't acceptable).

* Brakes.

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