Bike Law

Law Enforcement Training

 

Law enforcement officers are essential partners for improving the safety of Georgia's roads for all road users, including bicyclists. Many vehicle crashes can be prevented if both cyclists and motorists follow the rules of the road.

Georgia Bikes offers a free POST-certified  training for your local police department (Course ID: NTE04G). To schedule a training, please contact us.


Course Outline

I. Introduction 

II. Workshop goals 

III. Georgia's Bicycle Laws

V. Common Violations

a. Cyclists

b. Motorists

VI. Common Bicycle Facilities

VII. Crash Reporting

VIII.  Additional Resources

 

The Austin, TX PD is an excellent resource for effective enforcement campaigns of the three feet safe passing law.

We also offer the following resources for traffic enforcement officers:

1) Bicyclist Pocket Guide: Rights & Rules 

2) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) online training on bicycle safety for law enforcement officers
Enhancing Bicycle Safety: Law Enforcement's Role
To access the online training, just follow the link (pop-up-blocking software must be disabled).