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Highland Beach, Florida
Rules of the Road
Bicycles
  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Always obey traffic laws, road signs, and traffic lights.
  • Ride in a straight line with traffic, never against it.
  • Walk your bicycle across busy or major streets.
  • Pass on the left side of vehicles.
  • Use hand signals for turning and stopping.
  • Watch for cars pulling out of driveways and cars turning in front of you.
  • Watch for opening doors when riding alongside parked cars.
  • Go slow on sidewalks, yielding to walkers and joggers.
  • Pass to the left of a person by slowing up and giving a warning such as “Passing on your left.”
  • Never carry others on the seat of handlebars.
  • Wear bright colored clothing with reflective strips, particularly at night.

Roller Blades & Skateboards
  • Always wear safety gear – a helmet, wrist guards, and elbow and knee pads.
  • Never ride in the street.
  • Do not skate in crowds of non-skaters, such as on busy sidewalks.
  • Always yield to walkers and joggers.
  • Pass to the left of a person and give a warning such as “Passing on your left.”
  • Never hitch a ride from any vehicle.

For additional information on safety please feel free to contact the Highland Beach Police Department at (561) 266-5800.

 
Highland Beach Police Department • 3614 S. Ocean Boulevard • Highland Beach, FL 33487 • Ph: (561) 266-5800 • Fx: (561) 274-9457
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