Monthly Archive for September, 2011

Officer Neves’ Tips for Bicyclists

By John Neves

My job with the Davis Police Department is to patrol the downtown area on a bicycle. The city of Davis has put a great deal of effort into making our city bicycle-friendly.

With so many bikes, we have our share of collisions between bicycles and motor vehicles. Many such collisions result in significant injuries suffered by the bicyclists. In many cases, the bicyclist contributed to the accident by not riding defensively and by breaking traffic laws. Cyclists are subject to the California Vehicle Codes the same as automobile drivers.

The following suggestions are ideas to help keep you safe and avoid traffic tickets. Continue reading ‘Officer Neves’ Tips for Bicyclists’