Drivers, cyclists can take steps for bike safety

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May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Turlock Police Department is encouraging drivers to slow down when passing bicyclists, and asks bicyclists to be visible, predictable, and safe on the road.

“Bicyclists are safest when they act like and are treated the same as drivers,” Turlock Police Sgt. David Hall said. “Please share the road with bicyclists and think of them as your closest friends or family. We all want to get where we need to go safely, whether that is in the car or on a bike.”

Turlock Police Department suggests the following safety tips for bicyclists and drivers:

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