Youth Safety

  1. Bike Safety
  2. Gun & Knife Safety
  3. Home Alone
  4. Internet Safety


  • Ride with traffic. Keep to the right of the road.
  • Obey all traffic regulations.
  • Use proper hand signals for turning or stopping.
  • Stop and look both ways in order to make sure that sidewalks or streets are clear before entering a street.
  • Walk your bicycle across busy streets at corners or crosswalks.
  • Use proper headlights and a red tail light or reflector when riding at night.


  • Show off. (Keep your hands on the handlebars).
  • Zigzag, race or stunt ride in traffic.
  • Hitch rides on trucks or cars.


  • Always wear your bike helmet and make sure your brothers and sisters do, too.
  • Make a deal with your best friends to always wear your helmets when you ride together.
  • Don't ride at night.


  • Wearing a bike helmet is the most important thing you can do to protect your brain and your life when riding a bicycle.
  • Children between the ages of 5 and 14 have the highest rate of injury of all bicycle riders.
  • More then 500,000 children a year go to the hospital emergency rooms of doctors' offices due to bike injuries.