Hand Signals for Bicyclists

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) document showing examples of hand signals designed for bicyclists.

Thumbnail of the NHTSA Bicyclist Hand Signal Infographic

Publication Date: 11/01/2016
Document Type: Informational Pages
Sponsor: Traffic and Lighting Division

The NHTSA encourages bicycling as an alternative form of transportation. In order to safely navigate roadways with other traffic, it is important to understand and use the designated hand signals for bicyclists. This infographic shows examples of these hand signals.

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