UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As more Penn Staters discover biking as an efficient way to get to, from and around campus, it is important for all cyclists to learn safe cycling habits and understand their responsibilities while biking. Beginning Sept. 18, Penn State will launch the Bicycle Education and Enforcement Program (BEEP) to encourage cyclists to create a safe environment for themselves and those around them.

A cooperative effort between Penn State University Police and Public Safety and Penn State Transportation Services, BEEP training covers safety tips, cyclist responsibilities and fines for offenses under University Policy SY16 and Pennsylvania law. Such offenses include failing to use bike lights between dusk and dawn, not stopping at stop signs, or failing to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks.

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