A vast network of bicycle paths covers the Netherlands, making it getting around by bicycle convenient and a relatively safe form of transport! Here are some good things to know about bicyling:
It is not required to wear a helmet.
It is illegal to be intoxicated while cycling. (You can lose your driver’s license.)
Always watch out for motorcycles and scooters.
New and second-hand models are widely available.
Those seen using their mobile phone while cycling can get a € 95 fine.
It is required to have your lights on when bicycling while it is dark.