Practice Safe Driving Around Bicycles

There is a great deal of bicycle traffic on the roads these days. MINI of Burlington in Shelburne, VT wants you to be safe when you are on the roads, so you need to practice safe driving when bicycles are in the area. It's not hard to be safe around bicycles when certain safety tips are followed.

The most important thing that you can do to avoid an accident with a bicyclist is to slow down. When you are driving at slower speeds, you are better able to react should the need arise. It is important to stay alert when bicycles are near in order to stay safe.

Passing a bicycle or a group of bicycles can be a problem. When passing, make sure that you have plenty of room to pass safely. Always make sure that you can leave a distance of at least three feet between your vehicle and the group of bicyclists.

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