Never use your horn when passing a cyclist unless absolutely necessary.
Leave lots of room when passing a cyclist
Always check for cyclists prior to left or right turns.
Never follow too closely. Cyclists are capable of stopping quickly, so keep at least a 3-4 second following distance.
Use extra caution in parking lots, playground zones, and school areas. Scan around parked vehicles for cyclists.
Check your mirrors every five to eight seconds to keep aware of your surroundings.
CAA also lists some of the most common vehicle-bike collisions:
Be sure to take the CAA’s bike safety quiz once you’ve reviewed the information on their site. Keep bike safety on your mind as the roads get busier and the days get dark and wet. It could save a life.