Bicyclists Rights and Duties

Question

Buck asked: Can I ride my 3 wheel bike on New Tampa hwy in Lakeland, Fl between N Galloway Rd and George Jenkins Blvd in low traffic times during the day.

Answer

Bicyclists have the same rights and duties as other drivers unless the highway in question is a limited access highway or a local ordinance prohibits it, in which case signs should be posted,

s. 316.2065 – Bicycle Regulations

(1) Every person propelling a vehicle by human power has all of the rights and all of the duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle

s. 316.091Limited Access Facilities; Interstate Highways; Use Restricted

(2) …. no person shall operate upon a limited access facility any bicycle,

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