Spurgeon Intermediate Taking the Lead on Bike Safety for Students
Spurgeon Intermediate School Teacher, Stacy Kline, has put together a Bike Club for her students. The focus of the club is fun with cycling, but it all begins with safe riding skills. To reinforce the importance of safety, Kline offers a bicycle safety session for students.
During the session, students were surprised to learn from Ms. Kline that it is most often the bicyclists who are frequently at fault in collisions, and with some basic training, most bike accidents and the resulting injuries can be prevented. By taking time to learn how to check bikes before riding, practicing starting and stopping safely, adjusting helmets correctly, learning how to brake properly and developing bicycle control skills, kids can really enjoy the freedom that riding a bike provides. Continue reading