Williamsburg James City County Schools are celebrating National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 5

Did you know that DJ has bike racks? With paths from numerous neighborhoods, it is a safe way to get to and from school.

Share these safety tips with your child:

Ride with an adult or older sibling

Wear brightly colored clothes and reflective gear

Tie shoe laces and tuck in pant legs

Ensure bike tires are fully inflated and brakes and gears work

Wear a helmet

Watch for vehicles going in and out of driveways

Stop before crossing the street, entering a road, or turning

Obey traffic laws

Leave your cell phone in your pocket – don’t be a distracted biker!