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Saddle up for safety

Original post made on Feb 7, 2013

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on helmets and peddled their way through an obstacle course simulating the potential hazards they might encounter while riding to school.

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Posted by cell phones
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Very important to teach kids to watch out for drivers with cell phones. Those drivers are at best staring down the center of the road and not paying attention to bicyclists on the right edge of the lane. Bicyclists need to stay several feet away from the right edge of the road to be safe and visible.

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Posted by Scott Lamb
a resident of Monta Loma
on Feb 7, 2013 at 11:34 pm

Neat idea. I hope it sinks in, but even if not, it sounds like the kids had fun.

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Posted by Mom
a resident of Waverly Park
on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Whatever we can do to keep our kids safe from the people I see driving around these parts.