• Motorized Three-wheel Vehicles

    Question Werner asked: Please watch our video and advise us if we can ride this on public road? Sidewalks? Bike paths? We also have a electric pedelc = pedal assist …
  • Motorized Bikes on Sidewalks and Bike Paths

    Question Harry B asked: Four years ago I realized that powerful interests were determined to turn non-motorized facilities such as shared-use paths (rail-trails, multi-use paths, etc.) and even sidewalks into …
  • Why Not Gas Assist Motors?

    Question Jon asked: Wondering why, according to statute definition, a human pedaled bike with an electric assist motor is still a bike but a bike that is human pedaled with …
  • Right of Way on Paved Shoulder

    Question Nathan asked: If two cyclists are on the shoulder, one with (motorized) traffic and the other against traffic, who has right of way?
  • Three Feet

    Question Linda asked: If a bicyclist is in the bike lane and a car is in the car lane – is there a distance that the car must stay away …
  • 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 …
  • Bikes on Sidewalks

    Question Bill asked: What is the Florida law regarding riding bikes on sidewalks?
  • Drivers Must Yield to Pedestrians?

    Question Nancy asked: In the Spring 2016 Messenger, Positive Spin article, it stated that motorists are required to stop or yield to a pedestrian crossing the street. Does that apply …
  • Sidewalks in Marathon

    Question Lance asked: Are bicycles legal on sidewalks in Marathon Fl?
  • Flashing Lights on a Moped

    Question Robert asked: I have a moped. I’ve installed a flashing red 3″ light on the rear. Is this illegal? if so, would the solid light be too. It does …
  • Radio While Cycling

    Question Larry asked: I was on youtube watching some bike riding videos. On of them said “Be sure to keep one ear clear for listening for traffic.” In Fla. can …
  • Bicycle Basics

    Question Luis asked: What are the basic things I need to ride a bike and not be fined?
  • Bike Facilities on County Roads

    Question Amanda asked: In response to a post on 10-5-09 you indicated that you were aware of a lawsuit filed to determine the applicability of Section 335.065 (and the Greenbook) …
  • Pedestrians in Bike Lanes

    Question John asked: I live in a deed restricted community in Tampa Florida (a master planned community) with clearly marked “bike lanes” and adjacent sidewalks. Frequently, when I am riding …
  • Bike Lane as Shared-Use Path

    Question Dan asked: I’m seeking a definitive answer to the question of whether a bike lane can also legally serve pedestrians when no unpaved shoulder exists. And if so, is …
  • 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 …
  • Citation and Substandard-Width Lane

    Question Tom asked: So this is a multi stage issue/question. While I’m not particularly proud of how I handled the officer (He irritated me right off the bat) I think …