Have you recently traded in your carpool for a leisurely bike ride to the office? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “the number of Americans traveling to work by bicycle increased 61% in 12 yearsi.” As more and more people are turning to bicycling, cities are catching on and implementing new tactics to cater to the growing usage including: road infrastructure updates including bike dedicated lanes and bike share programs. It’s important to stay safe when you’re sharing the rode with other vehicles; remember to stay out of drivers’ blind spots and make sure that cars and other vehicles clearly understand your intentions. Want to make sure you are doing all you can to stay safe while cycling? Follow these five safety tips here.