Cycle Safety Training and Skills

cycle-safetyThe Cycle Safety programme for primary schools in County Meath continues to be hugely popular.

This programme provides safe cycle training for classes from 3rd through to 6th class. Schools can opt for annual training, bi annual or every 3 to 4 years depending on the number of children to be trained. Bicycles and helmets are provided for up to a limit of 30 children per class.

Cycle Safety is co-ordinated by Meath LSP and rolled out with the support of the Road Safety Authority and sponsors Eurolink.

Should you wish your school to take part on this programme, an expression of interest form must be completed. To receive this form please contact Meath LSP at 046 9067337 or email dmccaffrey@meathcoco.ie

Meath LSP together with the Cycling Safety Skills School and the Road Safety Officer of Meath County Council teamed up to design a programme to promote safe cycling for primary school classes in Meath.

This training covers areas such as:

  • Bicycle maintenance,
  • Starting & stopping safely
  • Turning on major and minor roads
  • Shoulder checking, signalling and correct positioning on road

Part funding is provided by the Road Safety Authority and Meath LSP for schools wishing to avail of this course.

Registrations will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis.
More details on this training course are available from Meath LSP at 046-9067337.

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