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The Ultimate City Biking Quiz

     
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Biking rocks. (LarimdaME / Flickr)

You’ve already got some great tips on how to stay safe cycling in the city. So you’re almost ready to hop on that bike, you eco-friendly rider, you. But first, it’s time to see if you’re a Vision Hero and test your biking #StreetSmarts.

1

Don't underestimate car doors. How many feet away should you ride from parked cars?


Seven
Four
Two
2

You're riding around the city and you're over 13. Where do you ride?


The sidewalk
The street, riding against traffic
The street, riding with traffic
3

You're heading into a bodega to grab a bottle of water. It's going to be a few minutes, tops. Should you lock up your bike?


Yeah -- unfortunately, bike thieves love NYC.
Nah, it should be okay for a few minutes.
4

True or false: When I'm biking, I automatically have the right of way and don't need to follow signs or signals or yield to cars.


True. Just roll with it!
False. The rules of the road apply to everyone, including bikers!
5

Large trucks have huge _________.


Drivers
Tail lights
Blind spots
6

You're stuck behind a realllyyyy slow car. It's totally cool to weave a few lanes around it.


Yeah, duh!
Nope, not a good idea.
7

"Sharrows" tell bikers and ______ that they're sharing the road.


Drivers
Pedestrians
Skateboarders
8

NYC law requires night bike riders to have:


A bell
A white headlight in front
A red tail light in back
All of the above
9

True or false: More children go to the emergency room for biking-related crashes than for any other sport.


True
False
10

An innocent puddle could actually be a __________


Pond
Pothole
Portal to a different world