ERIC Number: ED255628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Bicycle Skills Test Manual.
North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Highway Safety Research Center.
This manual provides the guidelines and components necessary for the planning and implementation of a basic bicycle skills test program. It is intended for use by enforcement personnel, city and town government officials, education and school groups, civic groups, or other interested persons. An introduction covers use of the manual and the feasibility of a permanent skills test area in the community. Section 1 on planning for the skills test discusses overall coordination, seeking assistance, pitfalls encountered in conducting bicycle skills tests, scope of the activity, scheduling the activity, selection of location, and manpower requirements. Section 2 provides guidelines as well as forms and handout sheets for duplication. These materials pertain to these types of assignments: publicity; laying out the course; registration for the activity; inspection and repair; bicycle registration and/or licensing; administration of the written or oral test (the test is provided); administration of the skills test (tests are provided that detail skill, tests, layout, instructions, real world application, and scoring); distributing handouts, tabulating scores, and awarding prizes; and clean up. A list of resources is provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Sponsor: North Carolina State Dept. of Transportation, Raleigh.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Highway Safety Research Center.