Riding at Night

Question

Harley asked: Can I ride my bike on the street legally if it is dark out?

Answer

Yes, if it is a legal bike.  You have the same rights and duties as other drivers.  See the posts in the tag cloud “bicycle lights.”

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2 comments on “Riding at Night
  1. Helenea Pritz says:

    What is the law regarding riding two on a bike, in north florida. Especially when speaking of children (elementary) with school packs

  2. Geo says:

    This statute applies to all of Florida and to all ages.
    s. 316.2065 – Bicycle Regulations
    (2) A person operating a bicycle may not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto.
    (3)(a) A bicycle may not be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed or equipped, except that an adult rider may carry a child securely attached to his or her person in a backpack or sling.
    Helmets are required for children under 16 ears of age.

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