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Bicycle Safety Education Publications List
Below is a list of publications that are available for bicyclists. Each of the agencies can be contacted to obtain copies of the publications below. The full address for each agency is available by using the link.

Secretary of State

Bicycle Rules of the Road
Eight-page booklet with general rules for all bicyclists, but geared toward younger riders.

Illinois State Police

Safety is no Joke
A coloring booklet for kids on all aspects of safety, including bicycle and pedestrian safety.

Department of Transportation

Safe Bicycling in Illinois (pdf)
A booklet for adult bicyclists focusing primarily on sharing the road safely with motorists-such as how to negotiate traffic, making turns, proper signaling, and dealing with rude motorists. Also includes sections on helmet usage, what to do in trouble situations, and riding off-road on recreational trails.
Single file version (6.9mb)

Kids on Bikes in Illinois (Spanish Version) (pdf)
A booklet focusing primarily on bicycling for children---such as riding on sidewalks, where to ride on streets, how to look around, and how to turn on streets. Also includes a section for parents and teachers on helmet usage and proper bicycle fit.
Single file version (Spanish Version) (2.1mb)


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