If you are switching to a bike for your daily commute in order to save money at the pump, be sure to brush up on your bicycle safety. I'm sure most of you won't be trying the eyes-closed commute, but with mobile technology being what it is, I can certainly see someone trying the no hands approach to cycling.
This humorous cartoon should give you a brief reminder of basic bike safety. Bike safety is important, especially if you are in the seat each day for a several-mile commute. One accident can quickly negate months of gasoline savings! If you want a more informational approach to bike safety for adults check out How to not get hit by cars, where you can learn how to avoid the "right hook" and the "door prize."
Be safe out there!
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