Health Tip: Biking Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Biking is a great way to stay in shape, save gas and reduce pollution.
But the estimated 80 million cyclists sharing the road with vehicles often face a host of hazards, says the National Safety Council.
To stay safe, the NSC recommends:
Become familiar with traffic laws.
Ride single-file in the direction of traffic.
Use hand signals when turning.
Never hitch onto cars.
Wear bright clothing.
Equip your bike with reflectors.
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