A rodeo is a skills event for teaching youth basic bicycle handling skills. It's easy to do a bad job at organizing a rodeo. It's much more difficult to organize a good and effective one. A successful event will provide an opportunity for the participants to practice their bike handling skills and experience traffic situations they are likely to find in their community.
Click here for an interactive module, and be sure to check out An Organizer's Guide to Bicycle Rodeos. If you're looking for more detail, NHTSA's Cycling Skills Clinic is just what you're looking for.
The NYS Governor's Traffic Safety Committee has a database of traffic crash statistics.
Chances are, if you're invovled in any kind of bicycle education effort, the topic of bicycle helmets cill come up. You may wonder about how important they really are, what thee law states about them, how to fit them, or where to find them.The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute can answer basic questions and steer you in the right direction.
A fun activity booklet to help youth between ages 7 and 9
learn important traffic safety tips. A camera-ready copy is also available; see below for details on
ordering print materials.
Facts, tips, and answers to questions posed in the youth booklet.
A transportaiton safety activity booklet for upper-elementary aged youth.