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Road safety: cyclists

Challenge reference: 1380

Curriculum areas CitizenshipOut in the Community
Notional learning hours  10
Level L1
Learning aim

Learners will develop an understanding of the potential hazards faced by cyclists and the safety precautions which could be taken to minimise accidents from happening.

ASDAN skills LearningCommunication
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Learning outcomes

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The learner will:

Assessment criteria

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The learner can:


Understand the hazards faced by cyclists as road users.

  • Identify three hazards that a cyclist should be aware of whilst cycling through each of the following
    • residential area
    • town centre
    • the countryside
  • Explain the possible impact of low visibility on the safety of a cyclist

Understand the types of precautions that a cyclist can take to minimise the impact of potential hazards. 

  • List three ways in which a cyclist could adapt their behaviour when cycling through each of the following:
    • residential area
    • town centre
    • the countryside
  • List four safety items that could be worn by a cyclist to minimise the risk of an accident in low visibility conditions