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The RTA, in conjunction with Kempsey Shire Council, has developed and distributes free community education resources.
Heads up on helmets: Why your teenager should wear a bike helmet
Teenagers are less likely than other cyclists to wear a bike helmet. Cyclists can reduce the risk of head injury by more than 60% by wearing an approved helmet which is correctly fitted and fastened. This fact sheet, for parents and carers of teenagers, provides information about the correct way to fit and wear a bike helmet. Also included is advice about how to encourage teenagers to wear a bike helmet correctly.
Share and be aware: Travelling together safely
This brochure provides practical advice to cyclists, motorists, motorbike riders and pedestrians about how to share the road safely. Information is also provided for cyclists and pedestrians about using shared paths. If you are interested in more information about cycling, you will find a list of cycling resources available from the RTA.
Riding in groups: A guide to riding safely on our roads
No matter how we chose to travel - ride, drive or walk - the road is there to share. When you share the road you must ride predictably, respect the rights of other road users and obey the road rules. This brochure provides advice about how to cycle safely in groups and outlines the main road rules for cyclists.
Safe riding: A guide to safe cycling
Cycling is environmentally friendly and benefits both individual and community health and fitness. This brochure provides tips for safe riding and includes information about safety equipment and special road rules for cyclists. There is also a list of additional resources on cycling.
School bus safety: How parents can help
Everyday almost a million NSW school children travel to and from school in safety - many of them by bus. This brochure provides tips for parents and carers to ensure that school bus journeys are as safe as possible.
A guide to using motorised wheelchairs