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In recent years, biking has been touted as a better way to commute to work. National Bike to Work Day occurs this year on Friday, May 20. While biking to work may be great for the environment and your personal health, sharing the road with other commuting vehicles can be extremely dangerous. Over 100 cyclists have died in the Washington area over the past 30 years. Listed below are several commonsense tips to stay safe and accident free during your ride to work this Friday:
Wear a helmet. For many years, this continues to be the number one advice given to cyclists. Even though the District of Columbia does not require adult riders to wear helmets, wearing one is still the best way to prevent facial and brain injuries should an accident occur.
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