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Rules of the Road

Safe skating's a snap
when you remember to SLAP!

Skate...

SMART

LEGAL

ALERT

POLITE 

Skate Smart

* Always wear your protective gear—helmet, wrist protection, elbow pads, knee pads
* Master the basics—striding, stopping, and turning
* Keep your equipment in proper working order 

Skate Legal

* Obey all traffic regulations. When on skates, you should consider yourself to be subject to the same obligations as a bicyclist or a driver of an automobile 

Skate Alert

* Skate under control at all times
* Watch out for road hazards
* Avoid water, oil, and sand
* Avoid traffic 

Skate Polite

* Skate on the right, pass on the left
* Announce your intentions by saying, "passing on your left"
* Always yield to pedestrians 

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