Bike Safety Tips, Monna's Weekly Bike Safety Tip

Monna’s Weekly Bike Safety Tip – Navigating a Roundabouts – where you should be and why?

Roundabouts seem to have sprung up all over the city and seem to be causing a bit of confusion to cyclists. Remember that you are a vehicle according to The Ontario Highway Traffic Act (HTA)

you need to maneuver a Roundabout as a driver of a vehicle

  1. approach the roundabout 1 m from the curb
  2. shoulder check and signal left
  3. yield to roundabout traffic
  4. proceed when clear
  6. to leave roundabout – shoulder check and signal right
  7. exit intersection keeping the lane
  8. shoulder check and move back to 1 m from the curb

Here is a great demo.


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