Learn your rights and responsibilities on the road whether you are bicycling, walking, or driving in this video produced by the North Central Texas Council of Governments.  

 

Thanks to our North Texas volunteers and to State Farm for making this video possible. 

BICYCLING TIPS:
Learn your rights and responsibilities on the road when you're bicycling in this video produced by NCTCOG. Thanks to our North Texas volunteers and to State Farm for making this video possible. 

WALKING TIPS:

Learn your rights and responsibilities on the road when you're walking in this video produced by NCTCOG. Thanks to our North Texas volunteers and to State Farm for making this video possible.

DRIVING TIPS:
Learn your rights and responsibilities on the road when you're driving in this video produced by NCTCOG. Thanks to our North Texas volunteers and to State Farm for making this video possible. 

Look Out Texans Testimonials

Local North Texans tell their stories of crashes, broken bones, and scars. The reality is, they could have all been prevented. Hear how it happened and what steps they suggest to take to keep Texans safe. 

Look Out For...LaKisha
LaKisha was walking in downtown Dallas and was struck while crossing in a crosswalk.

Look Out For...Sebastian
Sebastian was struck while on his bike while training for a triathlon. 

Look Out For...Jeremy
Jeremy was struck while on his bike while commuting to work. 

WFAA "Good Morning Texas" 
NCTCOG staff and local Dallasite talk about Look Out Texans and looking out for each other on our Texas roadways. 

DriveKind RideKind

These videos were jointly developed by Please BE KIND to Cyclists and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to promote safe driving practices by motorists as they share Texas roads with vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians. 

Full Video: This video was jointly developed by Please BE KIND to Cyclists and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to promote safe driving practices by motorists as they share Texas roads with vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians. 

Personal Responsibility: Participants in the video share their hopes and visions for a future where all road users are educated and inspired to make a safe behavioral change and encouraged to take personal responsibility.

Awareness: This segment asks individuals what led them to become bicyclists and discusses the laws that cyclists are required to follow.

Infrastructure - Bike Lanes (15 seconds)
Texas cities are introducing new road markings to keep cyclists safe. New bike lanes marked by a solid white stripe and a bicycle symbol are for bike traffic only. Some are protected by a buffer zone for greater safety. 

Crashes (30 seconds)A 20 Mile per hour crash with a pedestrian or bicycle has a 5% fatality rate. At 30 miles per hour, rate it jumps to 45%. At 40 Miles per hour, the fatality rate is 80%. Just remember, Look Out Texans. Bike, walk, and drive safely.

Infrastructure - Shared Lanes (15 seconds) 
Texas cities are introducing new road markings to keep cyclists safe. Shared lanes show cyclists the best place to ride but aren’t only for bike traffic. Marked by a large bicycle symbol, they remind drivers to share the road with cyclists. 

Infrastructure - Bike Boxes (15 seconds) 
Texas cities are introducing new road markings to keep cyclists safe. Green bike boxes may be found at intersections. The bike boxes provide a safe place for cyclists to position themselves ahead of traffic and be seen easily. 

Share the Road (30 seconds) A motorist shares the proper techniques and thought processes to safely share the road with vulnerable road users. It also details the distances cars and commercial vehicles should keep when passing bicyclists on the road.

Distractions (30 seconds) This video is a scripted scene showing the four main types of driver distractions (manual, auditory, visual, and cognitive). All these distractions, especially when combined, can have somber consequences.

Partner Videos

Denton Biking - Learn what the City of Denton is doing with bicycle infrastructure.

City of Fort Worth bicycle education video.

Look Out Texans Videos