Our Cycling Merit Badge class is underway now, and with two rides under our belt we’re doing well. A key focus of our class is learning to ride safely in traffic. Bikeboy has a list of Nine Commandments of Bicycle Safety that are great for all of us to follow:
1. ALWAYS RIDE ON THE RIGHT. Go with the flow of traffic, never against it.
2. BE PREDICTABLE. Maintain a straight line, change direction without swerving, and use hand signals when turning.
3. OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS. If you want to be safe in traffic, …