LAB Traffic Skills 101
(open to first 20 registrants, separate fee)
Traffic Skills Clinic Description:
Oriented toward transportation engineers, planners, and police, but open to all adults, this intensive 9-hour on-bike training course teaches the fundamentals of safe, efficient, and lawful bicycle driving in urban traffic. Participants enhance their bike handling skills, increase their confidence in traffic, and improve their understanding of how state traffic laws support successful bicycling. Common bicyclist crash types are examined in the context of defensive bicycling practices. Implications for transportation planning, facility design, and law enforcement are discussed. Students receive certification for completing League of American Bicyclists Traffic Skills 101. This workshop is presented by BikeWalk NC board member Steven Goodridge. Complete workshop details are available at: http://www.bikewalknc.org/traffic-bicycling-for-transportation-professionals.