Monthly Archives: September 2011

Avoid the Door Zone Videos

Here’s a well-executed educational video about why cyclists should ride at least 5 feet from parked cars. Warning: some of the dashboard camera videos are disturbing to watch. Here’s an excellent video of League of American Bicyclists instructor Preston Tyree … Continue reading

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Genesis of the Bicyclist Safety and Law Enforcement Training Program

I’d like to share a little background on the genesis of the Bicyclist Safety and Law Enforcement training program here in the Triangle of NC.  The Raleigh Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) wanted to encourage the Raleigh Police to increase enforcement … Continue reading

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The Science and Politics of Bicycle Driving

It’s been ten years since I wrote this, as a sort of manifesto for the NC Coalition for Bicycle Driving effort that we kicked off then.  Although I would word some things differently if I were to write it today, … Continue reading

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Starting Something New

This site is intended to be an information resource for cyclists and cycling educators in North Carolina, focused on bicycle driving issues. It is intended as the successor to the NCCBD site.  I hope to make this site more dynamic … Continue reading

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