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Bike Safety Quiz

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BikeSafetyQuiz.com is a first-of-its-kind resource developed by Ride Illinois that teaches adults, children, motorists, and truck drivers how to share the road safely. The interactive quizzes cover safety techniques and relevant state laws using images and short explanations for each answer. The “test” is the teaching tool!

There are thought-provoking quizzes for four different audiences:

  • Adult Bicyclists
  • Child Bicyclists
  • Motorists/Drivers Ed Students
  • Truck Drivers

Each quiz has three distinct levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

“I have been a driver for a long time; I have been a biker even longer. Even with all of that experience, taking the quiz was a good reminder and a good challenge to some things I thought I knew!”
Sheila Simon
Former Lt. Governor of Illinois

Bike Safety Quiz Details

Ride Illinois works to increase safe interactions – and reduce resentment – between motorists and cyclists. There are serious public education gaps on bicycling safely and on driving in the presence of cyclists. In-depth courses about cycling are limited in reach given the time and resources needed to participate.

By taking a “Some (info) to Lots (of people)” approach, the quiz is helping to share bike safety information with more people. Since June of 2013, more than 100,000 people in Illinois have completed BikeSafetyQuiz!

The quiz is not just for individuals wishing to test and grow their knowledge. Schools, after-school programs, scouts, driver’s education instructors, and other institutions can administer it for groups of people. Cities and police departments can also use the quiz for public education and constructive enforcement.

Partnerships are critical to spreading the reach of the BikeSafetyQuiz.com. There are many ways one can incentivize adults and children to take BikeSafetyQuiz.com! Get creative and help Ride Illinois spread the word about this useful teaching aid.

We continue to broaden our reach via partnerships with various audiences  including those listed below. If you’d like to receive more information or promotional materials to support the use of the quiz for your group, please contact us at info@rideillinois.org.

  • Driver education classes
  • Cities – Mayor’s Bike Safety Challenge
  • Police departments

  • School PTA/PTOs
  • Scouts
  • Bike shops
  • Bike clubs
  • Community organizations

BikeSafetyQuiz.com quizzes have been created as Google Forms. Ride Illinois staff can create a custom copy of the the quizzes for use by just about any school, group, club, or organization that would like to share this resource.

Each custom quiz will include one URL to be used by quiz takers and one URL where an administrator can check results. And we’re available to help if you need a hand!

Contact us at info@rideillinois.org to request your custom copy or if you’re having issues with your custom quiz.

Ride Illinois can create a copy of the BikeSafetyQuiz.com quizzes for use by communities, groups, and organizations within Illinois, as well as outside the state. Questions and illustrations can be added, deleted, or edited to address different traffic laws.

There is a one-time fee to cover Ride Illinois staff time associated with creating a custom copy of each quiz.

Contact us at info@rideillinois.org for request more information about this offer.

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