• Motor-Assist Bicycles on Sidewalks

    Question Jim asked: The statute states, no vehicle other than by human power is permitted upon a bicycle path, sidewalk, etc. A bicycle propelled by a combination of human power …
  • Motorized Bike Power Rating

    Question Rafael asked: An e-bike store owner informed me that all e-bikes sold after January 2017 must be engraved with the wattage and rating of the electric motor–looking for verification …
  • Gas Motor Bicycle

    Question Shawn asked: I just got a brand-new 50 cc motorized bicycle (gas powered) for Christmas and I’m 16 do I need a license to ride around town.
  • Motorcycles on a Paved Shoulder

    Question Kris asked: Though lane splitting is illegal in FL can a motorcycle ride the shoulder to pass heavy traffic, 30 mph or less?
  • Liability for Bike Crash on Shared-Use Path

    Question Diana asked: I have a pretty unique situation. I was on a multipurpose sidewalk bike riding with all my safety equipment, i hand signal a right turn and as …
  • Unlawful Passing

    Question Jeff asked: Had an incident today where we were passed on a downhill double yellow line by a truck. Unfortunately for me the driver of the truck lived at …
  • Stop Signs on Shared-Use Paths

    Question HarryB asked: STOP signs are common traffic control devices facing people on shared-use paths that run parallel to the road and are located within the highway’s right-of-way. Contrary to …
  • Bicycles in Crosswalks

    Question Nikki asked: I understand that a bicyclist has the same rights and must follow the same rules as a pedestrian but is it true that once a bicyclist rides …
  • Crash in a Crosswalk

    Question Kirsten asked: My friend and her husband got hit by a woman in a car, while they were on their bikes in a crosswalk. No one was injured but …
  • Blue Lights?

    Question Frank asked: Is it legal or illegal to have blue lights on your bike? I have red white and blue and I don’t want to get in any trouble …
  • Bells and Horns on Bikes

    Question David asked: Are bikes required to have bells or horns. It only seems logical that they have either in order to warn pedestrians when approaching them, especially from the …
  • Bike Lights and Paved Shoulders

    Question Jeremiah asked: I need to ride a bike to work. There is not a sidewalk to ride on along the highway to or from my home and work. Since …
  • Making a Right Turn Across a Bike Lane

    Question Myriam asked: If I am driving down sunset street and there is a bicycle path to my right and I need to make a right turn on 137th avenue, …
  • Bicycle Groups and Bike Lanes

    Question Elizabeth asked: Every weekend there are cyclists that gather in large numbers. They clump together spilling out of the bike lane and blocking at least half of the road. …
  • Golf Carts in Bike Lanes

    Question Alan asked: Perhaps you can give some advice as to the legality and options we have regarding our GSCDD Board decision to convert the designated bicycle lanes in our …
  • Club Rides Taking the Travel Lane

    Question Gary asked: In Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores FL, Gulf Blvd is one lane divided by a double yellow line which means no passing. There’s a designated bike …
  • Two Abreast in a Narrow Lane

    Question Tim asked: Are you allowed to ride double file on a sub-standard lane?
  • Narrow Lane Court Case Outcome

    Question Thomas asked: So, I recently inquired about a case in which I received a citation. I just got out of court, and the case was dismissed however it seemed …