Tsukuba City Bicycle Regulations
June 9, 2014 1:02 PM ｜ Living
To create a safe and ideal environment for riding bicycles, the city has established regulations which came into effect on April 1. This is due to the fact that while bicycles are very convenient and reduces the environmental burden and the usage of bicycles is encouraged, with the increase usage there have been many cases of traffic accidents involving bicycles. These accidents were mainly caused by incorrect usage of bicycles. The following five points are very important in order to prevent bicycle accidents.
1- Follow the Traffic Laws: Keep in mind that a bicycle is "A vehicle".
2- Pedestrians have priority over vehicles. Yield a way to pedestrians.
3-Use the left side strips.
4-Wear a helmet.
5-Join an insurance.