Road Safety

Child Cycle training - Level 3

Level 3 is where you can move up to busy roads and advanced road features.

It's like driving or motorbike lessons and once you have done it you should be able to bike most places safely, certainly after some practice. Normally you will do this once you have started secondary school.


Level 3 techniques and skills

  • On road theory as level 2 with additional theory as required to support the more advanced road work being undertaken
  • The cycle as a vehicle
  • Positioning and observation
  • Level 1 & 2 skills
  • Busier roads
  • Complex turns, roads and junctions
  • Roundabouts
  • Signal controlled junctions
  • Filtering
  • Using cycling facilities
  • Different types of cycle and their purpose
  • Keeping a bicycle roadworthy
  • Clothing for cycling
  • Relevant accessories

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ID: 1588, revised 14/08/2017