California DMV publishes new cyclist safety web page

The California DMV has a new bike safety resources web page that includes this safety video.


  • May 14, 2013 - 7:12 pm | Permalink

    Looks like the video was uploaded to Youtube originally three years ago in 2010, although based on the production values I would have thought 1996. As far as I can tell the “new” website is just a landing page for all the old and outdated material previously accessible through the DMV site. Am I missing something?

    There are so many great resources already produced by other local, state, and national groups, it’s a shame the DMV doesn’t just borrow from all the comprehensive material out there already.

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  • May 15, 2013 - 10:18 am | Permalink

    @Robert – Yep, it’s just a set of links out to previously existing material. Still, I don’t think I’ve seen the video before. It has some shortcomings (e.g. that driver making a right turn from the through lane) but otherwise looks pretty good aside from the low budget government production quality.

  • ZA_SF
    May 15, 2013 - 2:18 pm | Permalink

    Slightly bizarre mix of motorcycles and bicycles as they offer different road sharing challenges. When will DMV’s head explode over E-Bikes? They’re already missing pocket-bikes, motor-assisted bicycles, skateboards, and rollerblades that frequent my commute.

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