The President of peopleforbikes.org is offering safety tips to parents and children who might be considering riding a bike to school as opposed to traveling in a motor vehicle. He encourages carefully picking out a route that would be free of potential safety pitfalls and checking that all equipment is working properly before setting off. The concept of a bicycle train also draws a thumbs-up from the author. A bike train involves a parent setting off with their child and gradually picking up more kids and parents on bikes along the route to school.
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