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City of Minnetonka Minnesota - Bike safely this summer 02 June 2022 ( news )
City of Minnetonka , state Minnesota ( By Press Release office)
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Our Bike Patrol Unit recently celebrated the end of the school year with fourth - graders from Scenic Heights Elementary . The students and officers rode their bikes to Dairy Queen for a cool treat .
This summer , as you climb aboard two wheels to discover Minnetonka , our bike patrol officers share these tips:
Wear protective equipment like a helmet and reflective gear or bright clothing .
Ride on the correct side of roads and trails .
Beware of traffic , pedestrians and obey traffic laws .
Assume drivers do not see you .
Don’t forget to tie and tuck in your shoe laces .
Ride safely and plan a route .
Did you know?
The Minnetonka Bike Patrol Unit consists of 11 officers and one community service officer . Police officers must complete a 40 - hour International Police Mountain Bike Association ( IPMBA ) Police Cyclist course before joining the team .
For more bike safety tips , visit the
National Safety Council’s bike safety website
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