One half of Toronto children walk or ride bicycles part of the way or all of the way to school (51 per cent) compared with one third of children in the outer Greater Toronto Area (34 per cent).

Health Toronto By Design Report, The Walkable City 2012

Suggested Safety Rules:

  • Ontario’s bike helmet law requires everyone under age 18 to wear an approved bike helmet when riding a bicycle
  • Always wear the right safety gear for the activity you are doing
  • Walk equipment across an intersection. Riding through cross walks is illegal and dangerous
  • Never grab onto a moving car or other vehicles
  • Only one person rides the bike. No passengers
  • Avoid wearing headphones or using cell phones while riding

Ways to Keep Children Safe:

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