More and more people in Minneapolis are realizing that bicycling is an easy and efficient way to get around our city. You might be one of the thousands of people who do so each day. While bicycling can bring increased mobility, it comes with just as much responsibly as walking down the street or driving a car. When you’re riding your bicycle, you must ride predictably and follow traffic laws.
While not following traffic laws is simply illegal, it is more importantly a safety issue. Disregarding traffic laws, leads to crashes and injuries – we know this for a fact. One in three bicycle crashes in Minneapolis involve a bicyclist riding against traffic, failing to yield, or running a red light.Please follow the rules and ride predictably.
Being predictable is safe and easy. It’s also the law.
Be seen at night – use a light (MN State Statute 169.222)
Learn more about bicycle safety:
The facts - Read a comprehensive report on the causes of bicycle crashes in Minneapolis
Last updated May. 10, 2013