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Bike Henderson

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Bike Safety
With an increase of people using bicycles for everyday transportation and recreation, the City of Henderson is urging bicyclists and motorists to share the road. Before you Bike Henderson, know your responsibilities and rights.

Bicycling Laws
3 Feet Rule 3-Foot Rule
When passing cyclists, motorists must move into the adjacent lane to the left, if possible. If not, motorists must pass with at least three feet of space between the vehicle and bicycle. (NRS 484B.270)
Rules of the Road

Follow the Rules of the Road
Obey all traffic signals, stop at stop signs and signal your turns when riding on the street. (NRS 484B.763)

On sidewalks, cyclists must follow traffic signals and walk their bike across the street at a crosswalk. (NRS 484B.763)

Pedestrians Pedestrians Have the Right of Way
Whether riding on streets or trails, cyclists must yield to pedestrians, just like mortorists. (NRS 484B.280)
Ride the Roadways It’s Okay to Ride the Roadways
Bicyclists may leave the bike lane and ride as near to the right side of the street as possible. (NRS 484.509)
Traffic Flow Go With the Flow of Traffic
Follow the rules of the road and never ride against traffic. (NRS 484.503)
Arm Signals Use Signals  
Be courteous to motorists, use hand or arm signals to let others know what you plan to do. (NRS 484B.769)
Front light and back reflector
Light Up at Night
A red reflector on the rear of the bicycle and front lamp with a white light is required for nighttime riding. (NRS 484.513)

 

Bicycling Tips

Helmet Always Wear a Helmet


Safe Routes to School

The Clark County School District, with the help of the Nevada Department of Transportation, Southern Nevada Health District and Communities Putting Prevention to Work, has teamed up with the City of Henderson and other local jurisdictions for Safe Routes to School.

The national program promotes safe school commutes, as well as living an active lifestyle. Students are encouraged to bike and walk to and from school.

list of safe routes to Henderson schools is below. Don’t see your school? Get involved in the school district’s Safe Routes to School program.

Bartlett
Cox
Dooley
Galloway
Gibson
Hinman
Kesterson
Lamping
Mack
McCaw
McDoniel
Morrow
Newton
Roberts
Sewell
Smalley
Walker
G. Taylor
R. Taylor
Treem
Thorpe
Twitchell
Vanderburg
Wallin
Wolff