Mountain Top Cycling Club

Woodland Park, CO

Starting at 11 AM at the Ute Pass Cultural Center, Bicycle Colorado will be hosting a Bicycle Friendly Driver Course. This is free and open to the public. This will go from 11 AM until 12:30 PM. Covering Laws for bicyclists and motorists, How to navigate on-street bicycle infrastructure. Common crashes between motorists and bicyclists and how to avoid them.

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The 1.5 hour, interactive class covers the following topics.
Common causes of crashes between motorists and bicyclists and how to avoid them.
Laws for motorists and bicyclists
How to navigate on-street bicycle infrastructure like shared lanes, bike lanes and green paint.
Why sharing the road is often the safest option for both motorists and bicyclists.

Coffee, baked goods and quiche from Joanies Deli will be available.

Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive a Bicycle-Friendly Driver Certificate and sticker to display on their vehicle.

The Course has already been offered in Arapahoe County, Aurora, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver, Lakewood, Littleton, Longmont, Sterling and Westminster.

Testimonials about the course,
” I think this information should be shown in driver education. As a driver, motorcyclist, and bicyclist there was a lot of new information that everyone should know.”
“Great presentation that addressed all questions and provided information that I didn’t know about traffic laws. Great Job.”
” I have decades of bicycle experience both work related and personal riding…. I took the test before the class and did not ace it.”

Starting a 1 PM there will be a short 4 mile ride to promote cycling safety and recognizing those cyclists that have been injured or killed while riding their bikes.

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