Cycling collisions are most common
at signalized intersections

Drivers and cyclists, stay alert at intersections

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    74% of cycling collisions happen at intersections

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    58% of those collisions occur in the crosswalk

Look twice, even if you have the right way

Before you enter the intersection,
do the Extra Sec Check.

step one

Take an extra second to check the traffic signals

step two

Look over your left shoulder and ahead for turning vehicles

step three

Give everyone a safe journey - including you!

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I pledge to do the Extra Sec Check and give everyone a safe journey. We all share @RegionWaterloo roads. Let’s get there safely together. #SafeRoadsWR

Help make our crosswalks and roads safer for cyclists.


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