Sign up for Teaching Safe Bicycling Classes

Teaching Safe Bicycling is a FREE class for adults who want to teach children bike safety put on by the Bureau of Transportation Safety, Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Topics:

Understanding the Child Bicyclist
How Bicycle Crashes Happen
Participation in Bicycle Skills Safety Course: Learn to Teach Bike Safety Skills to Children
Bicycle Ride: Community’s Accommodations And Hazard Identification
Working Together Locally For Successful Bike Safety Programs

What you will learn:

• Learn to develop and organize a successful child bicycle training event in your community
• Find out how children differ from adults as bicycle riders and how their crashes are different
• Understand state-of-the-art skills related to safe bicycle riding and tips on how to teach hazard avoidance to children
• Experience hands-on hazard identification in bicycle riding areas and know how to work to eliminate or correct these hazards
• Learn how to work with service organizations, schools, community leaders, media and law enforcement to assure safe riding in the community
• Opportunity to share successful ways that you have used working with children and learn from others
• Get useful bike safety materials to take back home

Preparation for Teaching Safe Bicycling:

BRING A BICYCLE and a correctly fitted helmet. These are necessary for the P.M. bicycle ride, a required learning activity. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, including coole

r or wet weather gear. The training begins at 8 A.M. sharp with get acquainted introductions and a pre-test period. Lunch is on your own. Training is scheduled to end at 4:00 P.M. There is NO REGISTRATION FEE, but preregistration is required and limited to 30 people per site. No on-site registration or walk-ins will be accepted. Please call to see if space is available. A Confirmation letter including directions will be mailed to you 2 weeks prior to the course.

Milwaukee
Monday April 4, 2016
9-4
La Crosse
Saturday April 23rd, 2016
9-4
Ashland
Saturday April 30th
 9-4
Fitchburg
Saturday May 7th, 2016
8-4
Green Bay
Saturday May 14th, 2016
8-4
 Register here.
Questions?  Call  Larry Corsi with WisDOT 608-709-0081

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