Bike Safe

The Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency (NCTPA) manages improvements for area bike trails and provides free brochures on trails and safe riding practices. See below for some tips on safe bicycling in traffic.

Be Predictable – Ride so drivers can see you and predict your movements. Remember that the rules in the drivers manual apply to bicyclists also.

Be Alert – Ride defensively and expect the unexpected. remember, bicyclists are more vulnerable.

Be Equipped – Always wear a helmet. It's the law for 18 year-olds and younger. (CVC 21212) Use protective gear and wear visible clothing.

Click here for the NCTPA's road rules and tips for cyclists. 

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