If you’re looking for a way to save money and improve your physical fitness, consider riding your bicycle to work. It is efficient, economical, ecological and healthy.
Before changing up your commute, you should prepare ahead of time to avoid an accident or injury.
- Pick up a community map from your local tourist office to identify bike routes, lanes and trails.
- Practice your route on the weekend or drive it in your car to make sure the route is safe.
- Know the laws that apply to bikers and how to interact with motorists while sharing the road.
While biking to work, remember these important tips:
- Always wear a helmet.
- Use hand signals to indicate stops and turns for other bikes and motorists.