Safety & Legal

If you are preparing to commute by bike, please visit the NC Department of Transportation’s Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation for rules and regulations before you hit the road.

NC DOT webpage on safety

NC DOT webpage on laws and policies

NC DOT’s webpage on bike maps

View safety tips/picture gallery from the North Carolina Coalition for Bicycle Driving

Check out Bicycling Street Smarts: Riding Confidently, Legally and Safely.
A 48-page resource that covers all you need to know to ride safely, even in tough situations.

Go to Safe Routes to Schools.
This is a US and Canadian program designed to decrease traffic and pollution and increase the health of children and the community by promoting walking and biking to school and addressing related safety issues.