Carrying a Load on a Bicycle

Question

Evia asked: Is it against the law to have a milk crate attached to bike so you can carry groceries?

Answer

The only law that might apply is in this post:

http://flbikelaw.org/2013/10/wide-load-bike/ – comments

I believe that a crate firmly attached to the rear rack of a bicycle would become a part of the bicycle and not subject to load questions. It would certainly seem safer to carry groceries in such a crate attached to a rack over the rear wheel than to carry a bag with your hand on the handlebar, which presents stability problems, as would any load on the handlebar.

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