USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Site Notification

Site Notification

U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Tips for Bikes and Pedestrians

Bicyclists and pedestrians present even more safety concerns on the road for all drivers: they are slower than motor vehicles, lack protection in a crash, and are hard for drivers to see – particularly those driving trucks and buses.

It’s vital that bicyclists and pedestrians also understand the risk of large trucks and buses, and be proactive in staying safe.

Last updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017