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Bicycle Safety

Communication is a key part of bicycle safety programs. You can use this material to help spread awareness and educate the public about bicycle safety. Be sure your bicycle safety communication plan includes driver behavior messaging and the importance for bicyclists wearing a helmet.

Many assets are available in English and Spanish. Share this information with partner organizations to help spread the message across all communities.

A reminder, May is Bicycle Safety Month – an opportunity to increase safety messaging.   

Facts

Bicycle facts, stats and reports from NHTSA's National Center for Statistics and Analysis

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  • In 2022 there were 1,105 bicyclist fatalities.
  • In 2022 an estimated 46,195 bicyclists were injured.

    For facts translated in Spanish, visit NHTSA.gov/Espanol.

Talking Points

We've prepared talking points related to bicycle safety. After downloading, we encourage you to add local stats and facts to the document. Some talking points are for a general audience and others are for drivers and bicyclists.

Social Media

Sample social media posts are available for you to use on your various social media platforms, including Facebook, X and Instagram.

Image Library

Adults and children preparing for a bike ride

Images often help boost content engagement, especially on social media posts. We offer a variety of traffic safety images for free. 

Videos

Bike Riding Safety Multilingual
Driving Safely Multilingual
Fitting a Bike Helmet Multilingual
Rules Of The Road Multilingual

Bicycle Safety Month

May is National Bicycle Safety Month. You can use any of the material available on this page to increase your bicycle safety messaging. 

If using social media posts, use the hashtag #BikeSafetyMonth. 

 

Additional Resources