• Electric Motorized Bike

    Jan commented on this post: http://flbikelaw.org/2010/02/bicycle-licenses/#comments “You can ride on side of right side of road and, only on sidewalks when NOT using motor. And you do need a bicycle…
  • Gas Bike on the Right of Way

    Question Denver asked: I have been considering getting a 48cc gas engine kit for my beach cruiser, but according to recent laws (RS-68) would make it a moped and illegal…
  • Motorized Disability Access Vehicles

    Two Questions Risky asked: 320.01 (33) motorized disability access vehicle does it need to be registered and is a driver's license required? David asked: Motorized disability access vehicle ? 320'01…
  • Three Foot Rule

    Question Mary asked: Bicycle safety. One of the most crucial, but often overlooked factors in bicycle safety is the Florida rule that bicyclists should ride within 3 feet of the…
  • No-Passing Zones

    Question Kevin asked: One of the roads that I travel to work is frequented by bicycles.  Sometimes they are two abreast, and sometimes there are many traveling in a single…
  • Passing Within a Bike Lane

    Question Dennis asked: What is the correct method of passing another cyclists in a marked bike lane?  To me it makes sense to announce "Passing on left" and simply pass…
  • Speed of the Bicyclist on a Sidewalk

    Question Bruce asked: The law says a bike can be on the sidewalk as long as it is following pedestrian rules. Does a bike going 15 to 20 mph on…
  • Bicycles on the Sidewalk

    Question Jim asked: I was driving my car on US 1 and wanted to turn right into a Publix shopping plaza and two Adult bicyclists were riding on a sidewalk…
  • Bike Path Stop Pavement Markings

      Question Dan asked: Are pathway pavement markings indicating pathway users to stop at side streets and driveways - primarily in locations where adjacent roadway traffic isn't required to stop…
  • Headsets While on the Sidewalk

    Question Tom asked: If cyclists have all the rights and responsibilities as pedestrians while riding on a sidewalk or bike path, shouldn't wearing headphones be legal as long as they…
  • Bike Trailer Requirements

    Question Doug asked: I am finally getting a good hitch and will be starting to use my trailer. What are the laws, limitations, etc. for using a trailer with a…
  • Flags on Bikes

    Question Stephen asked: Is a florescent safety flag required on recumbent bicycles? We have required lighting for evening rides. (more…)
  • Moped in the Bike Lane

    Question Ryan asked: Am I allowed to ride my moped in a bike lane? (more…)
  • Bike Lanes Required?

    Question Antonio asked: I live in Sunny Isle and noticed that on A1A between Miami Beach and Golden Beach only Sunny Isles has no bike lanes. Why? I was told…
  • Door Zone Bike Lanes

    Question Bernie asked: A motorist parks properly on A1A next to a bike path. He exits the car on the driver’s side which is next to the bike path.  As…
  • Three Foot Rule

    Question Mary asked: Bicycle safety. One of the most crucial, but often overlooked factors in bicycle safety is the Florida rule that bicyclists should ride within 3 feet of the…
  • BMUFL and Narrow Lanes

    Question John asked: Florida State Statute 316.2065 states that bicycles may ride 2 abreast in a single lane but they may not impede the traffic flow. This would mean that…
  • Bicyclists using the Full Lane

    Question Chris asked: If there are two lanes for each direction of traffic and no bike lanes, may one or two bicycles use the right whole lane? (more…)