With an increase of people using bicycles for everyday transportation and recreation, the City of Henderson is urging bicyclists and motorists to share the road. Before you Bike Henderson, know your responsibilities and rights.
When passing cyclists, motorists must move into the adjacent lane to the left, if possible. If not, motorists must pass with at least three feet of space between the vehicle and bicycle. (NRS 484B.270)
Follow the Rules of the Road
On sidewalks, cyclists must follow traffic signals and walk their bike across the street at a crosswalk. (NRS 484B.763)
|Pedestrians Have the Right of Way
Whether riding on streets or trails, cyclists must yield to pedestrians, just like mortorists. (NRS 484B.280)
|It’s Okay to Ride the Roadways
Bicyclists may leave the bike lane and ride as near to the right side of the street as possible. (NRS 484.509)
|Go With the Flow of Traffic
Follow the rules of the road and never ride against traffic. (NRS 484.503)
Be courteous to motorists, use hand or arm signals to let others know what you plan to do. (NRS 484B.769)
Light Up at Night
A red reflector on the rear of the bicycle and front lamp with a white light is required for nighttime riding. (NRS 484.513)
|Always Wear a Helmet|
Safe Routes to School
The Clark County School District, with the help of the Nevada Department of Transportation, Southern Nevada Health District and Communities Putting Prevention to Work, has teamed up with the City of Henderson and other local jurisdictions for Safe Routes to School.
The national program promotes safe school commutes, as well as living an active lifestyle. Students are encouraged to bike and walk to and from school.
list of safe routes to Henderson schools is below. Don’t see your school? Get involved in the school district’s Safe Routes to School program.