AAA launches bike program

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) —¬†With the return of warmer weather, more people will be out on bicycles. May is Bike Safety Month, and a good time to focus on safety and the rules of the road.

AAA, which is known for its roadside assistance program, is now offering a new program for cyclists. Riders who get a flat, lose a chain or have another problem, can call AAA and get help. News 8’s Noelle Gardner spoke with AAA about the program on Good Morning Connecticut Wednesday.

Get more information here.

AAA reminds drivers to:

  • Yield to bicyclists when turning
  • Check mirrors & blind spots
  • Give a 3 foot clearance when passing
  • Check before opening car doors
  • Never honk horn at bicyclists

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