Biking Rules, the new bicycling campaign hosted by Transportation Alternatives, is sponsoring a video and photo PSA competition and the call for submissions is now open. The campaign outlines several suggestions on how to lead by example when riding your bicycle. So, with a little inspiration from an old Bike Snob NYC post, this PSA addresses one of the Street Codes called "Ride Right" meaning, ride in the direction of traffic.
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