Bike Safety

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Most children aged 6 to 16 ride bicycles.  Starting out as play when very young, bike riding soon progresses to transportation as the child’s world expands and they become more experienced riders.  The attitudes we  instil in our kids at a young age will determine how they will ride for years to come.

There are a lot of elements to keeping safe on a bike. From finding the proper sized helmet to the rules on the road, proper training will help to decrease the dangers by providing skills to not only follow the rules of the road, but also how to avoid environmental dangers.

Set rules for young children:

  • No riding without a helmet
  • No playing in the road
  • No riding on busy streets
  • No riding at night
  • Stop at ALL stop signs
  • Ride on the right with traffic


Why not take part in a bike rodeo?

The community policing office in your area host bike rodeos from time to time.  These are a great resource for parents and children alike.  While having fun with others, your child will learn safety skills, how to avoid collisions, hand signals, and how to read and obey the signs of the road.

Watch for notices in the paper or contact your local
Community Policing office for a Bike Rodeo near you!



Contact Us

Duncan/North Cowichan Community Policing & Crime Prevention Office
#3 - 149 Canada Avenue
Duncan BC V9L 1T4
Phone: 250-701-9145
Fax: 250-701-9147
Manager: 250-701-9146

Cowichan Bay Community Police & Crime Prevention Office
1721 E Cowichan Bay Road
Cowichan Bay BC
VOR 1N0
Phone: 250-701-0961
Fax: 250-701-9160

Chemainus Community Police & Crime Prevention Office
9847 Willow Street
Chemainus BC VOR 1K0
Phone: 250-246-4382
Fax: 250-246-9174

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