Suggestions For Interactions With Police and Aggressive Drivers
These suggestions were obtained from the Ottawa and Newmarket Bike Clubs. They are presented here for the guidance of BCC members. This does not represent an official endorsement by the BCC or a recommendation regarding actions that individual members should take in a given circumstance. Always remember that under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act bicycles are regarded as vehicles and are subject to the same laws as other road users.
|Peel Regional Police
|Halton Regional Police
|New Tecumseth Police
(Tottenham, Alliston area)
|Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)
At the Brampton Cycling Club, safety is a number one concern. The club offers a number of skills clinics on safe riding techniques and everyone has a role to play to ensure that groups rides are safe for all the participants.
Official, insured rides are listed in our events calendar as club rides and club tours. Rides listed on the forum unofficial and not covered by insurance.
Due to insurance requirements, only riders insured with the Ontario Cycling Association are allowed on group rides.