the Road: Citations
Share the Road campaign in University City--aimed at educating bicyclists
and motorists about their responsibilities to abide by the
rules of the road--was set in motion during the winter of
2002. In an effort to increase safety for both bicyclists
and pedestrians, members of the University City community
joined with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
(DVRPC) to encourage safe riding and driving.
campaign was suspended during the recent winter break; but
will be reinstituted beginning February 9. On
that date, University of Pennsylvania Police officers will
issue citations to bicyclists and motorists who are in violation
of the Vehicles Law of Pennsylvania and the ordinances of
the City of Philadelphia.
are some tips on safe driving.
bicyclists: stay off the sidewalks; ride on the right;
be aware and be visible; obey all traffic signs and signals;
always wear a helmet; beware of the "door zone."
motorists: be aware; pass with care; yield to bicyclists;
don't honk your horn at bicyclists; don't drive in a bike
lane; look in your rear view mirror before opening your
information on sharing the road, see www.share-the-road.org or www.dvrpc.org.
does it mean to "Share the Road?"