Bicycle, Pedestrian, Auto Safety
The Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Automobile Safety Program is presented by Officer Ron Moreno, "Officer Reggie."
The goal of this program is to reduce traffic accidents involving school age children. During 2005, the program was presented to over 34,000 students in the City of Santa Ana.
- You must have a bike license if you own a bicycle in the city of Santa Ana.
- Helmets are required for bike riders under 18 years of age. Helmets are also required if you use a razor scooter, roller skates, roller blades, and skateboard (California Vehicle Code 21212a).
- There is no fee and no appointment is necessary to register your bicycle. If you are an adult, you must bring photo identification.
- Bicycle Licenses are issued:
MONDAY - FRIDAY
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92702
BICYCLE RIDER'S RULES
- Keep your bicycle in good mechanical condition (tires, chain, brakes).
- Obey all traffic rules and signs -- always give proper hand signals.
- Walk your bike across busy intersections.
- Always ride with the traffic - as close as practicable to the right side of the road.
- Be sure the roadway is clear before entering.
- Always ride single file and watch for opening car doors.
- Most bicycles are built to carry one person -- YOU! And you alone.
- If you must ride your bike at night be sure your headlight and reflectors are in good condition.
- Select the safest route to your destination and use it. Avoid busy streets and intersections.
- Yield right of way to pedestrians.
- Always wear a bicycle helmet.