• Gas v. Electric Assist Motors

    Question David asked: It’s me again an electric front hub gas assist bicycle what’s up with it and by the way i do have valid DL. An ebike is not …
  • Gas or Electric Assist Motor?

    Question Marc asked: I was recently stopped by Volusia sheriff and told that a motorized bike is a motor vehicle as of 2014 and I could be arrested for driving …
  • Electric Scooter on the Sidewalk

    Question Michelle asked: I received a warning citation (that I had to sign) when I drove my electric scooter on the sidewalk. The officer told me that I was not …
  • Motorbikes and Lane Splitting

    Question Frans asked: Question 1: As I understand, lane splitting is illegal except when the width of the lane (14 ft minimum) provides enough space for two vehicles. A motorbike …
  • Passing on the Right

    Question Doc asked: If car traffic is traveling slower than I am on my bicycle, may I pass those vehicles on their right? The road is quite wide, with a …
  • Crossing Double Yellow Lines

    Question Mark asked: Recently I was pulled over and given a warning for crossing a double yellow line at my school. The problem occurs when some people drop their kids …
  • Speed of a Cyclist on the Sidewalk

    This is an update of a previous Q&A.  Sorry if comments were lost. Question Bruce asked: The law says a bike can be on the sidewalk as long as it …
  • Sidewalk Cyclists and Motorists at Driveways

    Question Vicki asked: When a person riding a bike on the sidewalk crosses an ingress or egress to a business that a motor vehicle may be entering, which of the …
  • Stunting on Private Property

    Question Logan asked: So I was in a parking lot in front of a grocery store and I was on my bike. What I did was hop up onto an …
  • Carrying an Infant on a Bike

    Question Lenore asked: Can an one wear a baby in a sling or backpack and I wanted to know if there was a case that brought about such wording.
  • Additional Lights

    Question Daniel asked: There are lots of different decorative lights for bicycles sold at Walmart and Target, lights that go on your tire, lights that go under your seat and …
  • Lights When on the Sidewalk

    Question Allison asked: I live in Florida and I use my bicycle as my only source of transportation, but I ONLY ride on the sidewalk, mainly due to all the …
  • Maintenance of Bike Lanes

    Question Frans asked: Taking the full lane or riding close to the middle. The city has bike lanes at different streets. Good, well they are poorly maintained and most are …
  • Complete Streets Design

    Question Dennis asked: We have a lot of current road “improvement” projects planned or underway in downtown Fort Lauderdale under the Complete Streets program. There is a push to remove …
  • Parking in Bike Lanes

    Question Claus asked: Our community is debating on having the county put in bike lanes. The property owners’ association board is stating that garbage trucks, lawn service trucks and other …
  • Maintenance of Bike Lanes

    Question Frans asked: Taking the full lane or riding close to the middle. The city has bike lanes at different streets. Good, well they are poorly maintained and most are …
  • Motorbikes and Lane Splitting

    Question Frans asked: Question 1: As I understand, lane splitting is illegal except when the width of the lane (14 ft minimum) provides enough space for two vehicles. A motorbike …
  • Imaginary Laws

    Question Marc asked: How do you handle a deputy who tells you that must keep to the extreme right of a substandard roadway or ride on the sidewalk?