No matter how you travel on Phoenix's roadways, safety should always come first. People that drive, walk and ride bicycles all share equal responsibility to ensure roadway safety.


Safety Tips

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  • Always stay alert, DON'T drive distracted
  • Follow posted speed limits and STOP on red
  • Yield to pedestrians and bicyclists; be especially aware and careful to yield when turning
  • Look left, right, and left again before turning onto a new roadway
  • DON'T encroach into crosswalks
  • Ensure at least three feet alongside to safely pass bicyclists



  • Stay alert and DON'T walk distracted

  • Wear bright, reflective clothing when dark

  • Look left, right, and left again (before you enter the roadway)

  • Make eye contact with drivers

  • Cross the street at designated crosswalks or intersections

  • Stay on the sidewalk (when available)

  • Read and follow all roadway signs

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  • Stay bright at night - wear bright clothing and use lights
  • Wear proper protective gear
  • Obey traffic signs and signals
  • Ride with the flow of traffic (when possible)
  • Slow down and check for oncoming traffic before entering any street or intersection
  • Use appropriate hand signals when making turns

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Videos

Heads Up! Drive Smart-Walk Smart-Bike Smart Safety Tips

This video features safety tips for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.


Resources