• 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 …
  • Motorized Bike

    Question Frans asked: I just up graded my bike with a PAS only electric bike conversion kit. (No throttle) In Europe the rules are very well defined which e-bike is …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Bike Direction on the Sidewalk

    Question Doug asked: When a bike lane is present on the road way is it against the law to ride against traffic on the sidewalk?
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Reflectors

    Question Nathan asked: How is the law supposed to be interpreted with respect to the rear reflector, since reflectors don’t “exhibit light” without something shining on them? “Every bicycle in …
  • Door Zone Bike Lanes

    Question Dennis asked: I was involved as the car owner in a bike collision in Jupiter, FL the other day.  I had just completed a direct drive-in (no backing) parallel parking on …
  • Bike Direction on the Sidewalk

    Question Doug asked: When a bike lane is present on the road way is it against the law to ride against traffic on the sidewalk?
  • Bike Lane Obstruction

    Question Bernadette asked: Can trash containers be placed in a bicycle lane? Is this illegal?
  • 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?
  • Yielding to Backed Up Traffic

    Question Laura asked: In Florida, is it law that cyclists (and I presume motorists) must pull off the road when practicable, when a certain number of vehicles are following behind …