• eBike

    Question William asked: Is there a bicycle with a helper motor...electric or gas that doesn't require a driver’s license in the state of Florida? (more…)
  • Electric Scooter

    Question Carlos asked: I have an electrical scooter, with pedals. It is a 500 watts motor, max. speed 25mph. Do I need a driver's locense to operate it? (more…)
  • Gas Motors on Bicycles – At Last, Final Answer

    GM commented: For a long time, there has been no conclusive answer to the question of the legality of bicycles equipped with gas assist motors. There are many such vehicles…
  • 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…
  • Citations for Three-Foot Law

    Question Jack asked: I would like to know how many tickets have been given to motorists that have violated the 3 foot law?  Is there a web site that shows…
  • Bicycles in Crosswalks and Turn Lanes

    Question Jacob asked: Are bicyclists required to cross at crosswalks, from the right or can they use turn lanes? Are bicyclists required to walk bikes across the roadway? (more…)
  • Sidewalk Cycling

    Question Liubov asked: If a busy intersection has no bike lines and no even any space for a bike to ride, can bicyclist ride a bike on side walk if…
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian?

    Question Dallas asked: I am a Police Officer in Fort Myers, Yesterday we were conducting ped/bike enforcement along US-41. The biggest thing we observed were bicycles leaving the sidewalk, crossing…
  • Ground Lights on Bicycles

    Question Are ground lights permitted on bicycles? See this post for the original question: http://flbikelaw.org/2014/02/additional-lights-on-bicycles/#more-1721 (more…)
  • Slow Moving Vehicle Sign on a Bicycle

    Question Mike asked: is it allowed in FL to put a large reflective orange triangle SMV sign that would normally go on a tractor or horse and buggy on the…
  • Additional Lights on Bicycles

    Question Keith asked: I have had questions about these lights and was wondering if you knew the legal answer about them. Blue Bike Brightz LED Bicycle Safety Light Lightweight Fashion…
  • 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…
  • Pedestrians in Bike Lanes

    Question Susan asked: I ride my bike early in the morning prior to and around daylight. There is a male pedestrian who insists on using the bike lane rather than…
  • 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…)
  • Sharrows and BMUFL Signs

    Question Susan asked: I am researching Sharrows to create a report on their efficacy for the Philadelphia streets department. The Department has asked us to create criteria and a publicity…
  • Ride With Traffic

    Question Daryl asked:  Has the law always been stated to ride with the traffic? (more…)