• 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.
  • Motorized Bicycles

    Question George asked: want to know if there’s a specific electric 2-wheeled moped or scooter I can drive without a license? Does it go by a certain amount of watts? …
  • Motorized Bikes

    Question Jerry asked: What is the law now? Can you ride your bike? I have a couple of gas bikes and I have 3 electric 3 wheelers. Can I ride …
  • 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 …
  • Lane Splitting

    Question Bkrassn asked: Is it legal to split the lanes like this cyclist does? What are the relevant sections of law? https://youtu.be/KSNgkapuiKQ
  • Yield to Bicyclists and Pedestrians at Intersections?

    Question Barry asked: If I’m driving a car and approach an intersection with a stop sign. Do I yield to pedestrians and cyclists approaching on a sidewalk or are they …
  • Sidewalk Cycling in Fort Lauderdale FL

    Question Kevin asked: I know that there are some areas (usually city centers/downtown) that ban bicycle riding on sidewalks altogether but have been having trouble finding local laws concerning bicycle …
  • Bicyclists on the Sidewalk or Crosswalk

    Question Caroline asked: When a cyclist is on the sidewalk crossing a road that has a light, does the cyclist have to stop if a pedestrian doesn’t have the “walking …
  • Bicycle Reflectors

    Question Tim asked: Are there any requirements to have reflectors on your bicycle tires in Florida?
  • Legal Bike Helmet Headset?

    Question Ian asked: I noticed this new “Coros LINX Smart Cycling Helmet” on kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coros/coros-linx-smart-cycling-helmet-safely-tune-in-to and wondered whether it would be legal in Florida. Florida bans all vehicle operators (not …
  • Color and Brightness of Bicycle Lights

    Question John asked: Most of the time I ride in full dark between 4:00 am and 5:30 am due to the sparseness of cars on the little circuit I follow …
  • 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 …
  • Bike Lanes Required?

    Question Anon asked: The Palmer Ranch Association in Sarasota County is proposing a large community center on Palmer Ranch Parkway where there is NOT a bike lane. From what I …
  • Stopping on a Bike Lane

    Question Amy asked: I have looked at the bike lane parking info posted and it has been very informative. I just wanted to get your input about the legality of …
  • 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 …