Cycling is a fun and healthy way for your child to get around and learning to ride a bike is fun and sociable life-skill and yet, like many activities, can carry an element of risk. Parents play an important role by giving their children proper guidance and instruction at an early age to ensure basic safety rules are learnt while young. By setting a good example and with the right clothing and equipment, you can help keep your child safe.

Getting your child's bike ready
Make sure your child's bike is the right size and well maintained:

Setting a good example 
When you’re cycling with your child you should:

Practice the following basic rules of the road to keep them safe:

Cycle Right Cycle Training
Cork City Council & Cork County Council support Cycle Training in schools. This training is available to all schools in Cork city and county and is provided by CYCLE RIGHT, the National Standard for Cycle Training. It provides practical cycle safety and skills training to promote competent and confident cyclists. Training with the CYCLE RIGHT programme is a great starting point for you and your child to cycle safely into the future.

Click here to print your CYCLE RIGHT cut-out bookmark