Their work calls for continued awareness of safe bike riding behaviors for adults and children.
Noting that bicyclist fatalities in Pennsylvania increased in 2009, PennDOT is reminding children and adults of important tips to ensure safety while riding.
According to PennDOT, 16 bicyclists lost their lives last year, including four children under the age of 18 -- an increase from eight bicyclists who were killed in 2008. In addition, more than 550 riders under the age of 18 were injured in crashes in 2009.
Read more tips for motorists and riders.