Bike safety tips
Thinking of delivering food on a bike? Here are a few suggestions from courier partners that you might want to know before you ride.
The right gear is important
Our Community Guidelines recommend that you find a helmet that fits properly if you’re riding a bike, motorcycle, or scooter. According to safety experts, helmets can help protect you when worn according to the manufacturer’s instructions: low on your forehead and snug under your chin.
Courier partners also point out that closed-toed shoes and a waterproof and windproof jacket with a reflective element allows for protection from weather and visibility on the road.
Here are a few other useful tips from safety experts and the Driver app.
Before you start riding, say road safety experts, check your brakes, tires, and equipment, and familiarize yourself with local road laws.¹
Roads and bike lanes
Road safety experts say it’s best to ride where designated by local law for your safety and the safety of pedestrians around you.¹
You can choose to use bike-friendly navigation in the app by tapping the menu icon, followed by Account > App Settings > Navigation to select your preferred bike-friendly navigation.
Road safety experts recommend being aware of road hazards, like car doors opening.¹
¹Learn more here.
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