Learning how to ride a bike can be a cornerstone to your little one’s childhood. However, there’s no denying that children are one of the most vulnerable groups on the road. The freedom of riding a bike also comes with pitfalls that can be hard for children to see. This means that teaching cycling safety for children is an essential part of teaching a child to ride a bike.
Riding a bike is great exercise for children and allows them to explore their world. It’s a core part of childhood movies for a reason. The thrill of riding a bike can hide the dangers that are involved for children. We’ve written multiple times about child safety before, but cycling safety presents unique challenges.
Cycling safety goes far beyond just teaching your child to stay off the roads and to wear a helmet. Just like driving a car, you need to be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times.
Teaching your children proper biking habits can be daunting. Its likely that your kids will carry these habits for the rest of their lives. But! It doesn’t need to be complicated. Check out the infographic below and find out the essential things to keep in mind while teaching cycling safety to children.
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