Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety - Train the Trainer Workshop
Friday, February 14, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
The Broward County's
Highway Construction and Engineering Division
and it's Parks and Recreation Division
are conducting a free
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education Training
This train the trainer opportunity is open to anyone interested
in teaching children traffic safety.
When: February 14, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Tree Tops Park, 3900 SW 100th Avenue, Davie FL
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in learning to teach children about bicycle and pedestrian safety including:
- Law enforcement community service personnel and school resource officers
- Recreation and youth leaders, after school program leaders
- Safe Kids Coalition and Safety Council representatives
- Interested parents and volunteers
Participants in this training will qualify for the Florida Ped/Bike Resource Center's bike helmet program. For more info on this program go http://www.pedbikesrc.ce.ufl.edu/pedbike/Bike_Helmets.asp
What will participants learn?
This approximately 6-8 hour workshop teaches participants how to fit bicycle helmets correctly, bicycle/pedestrian laws and safety tips, defensive walking and bicycling skills, and how to conduct a bicycle rodeo. Participants will ride bicycles to practice the skills they will teach children during rodeos and in other educational settings. We hope these workshops will raise awareness of the need for bicycle and pedestrian safety education, and provide training and materials to those working to educate our youth.
What do I need to bring? Please bring a bicycle and helmet. We do not have bicycles or helmets to loan.
If interested, what should I do?
If you are interested register today.
Friday, February 14, 2014 (8 hours)
8:00 am - Registration - Sign-in
-Schedule, Facilities, Introductions
-Traffic Safety Education Guide Overview
8:30 am - Bicycle Safety Videos
-12 Hazards Sheet
9:00 am - Seeing, Being Seen
9:30 am - Bicycle Laws
10:00 am - Break
10:15 am - Helmet Activities
-Egg Drop & Helmet Importance
-Ride Safe Way to Fit a Bicycle Helmet Video
-Helmet Fitting Practice
12:00 pm - Lunch
1:00 pm - Rodeo Design (Rodeo Guide Overview)
1:30 pm - On-Bike Activities
-ABC Bike Check
-Scanning & Stopping
-Signaling & Road Position
-Rock Dodge & Dangerous Driveway
3:30 pm - Neighborhood Ride
4:15 pm - Evaluations
-Q & A’s
4:30 pm - Dismissal
If you are doing a bicycle or pedestrian safety event, and need free promotional items contact the Ped/Bike Resource Center . http://www.pedbikesrc.ce.ufl.edu/pedbike/default.asp
NOTE: Orders may be placed by Florida residents only. In addition, resources and materials can only be shipped to Florida addresses.
When & Where
Mark Horowitz LCI 371, Complete Streets Program Manager
Mark Horowitz is a League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor and Regional Trainer for the Florida Traffic Safety Education Program. He is currently the Complete Streets Program Manager for the Broward County Highway Constructioin and Engineering Division.