Author: Geo

Register Bicycles?

Question Horace asked: Why do I have to register my bicycle in the state of Florida?

Posted in Ask Geo, Driver License, Misc

SAG Vehicle Support for a Group Ride

Question Natalia asked: Due to the last accident on eastbound State Road 84 that killed 2 cyclists and injured many others I am concerned about going out there again to ride by myself or in a group. I heard it

Posted in Ask Geo, Group Riding

Side by Side Cycling

Question Joe asked: Recent tragedy in Davie FL on SR 84. Two cyclists were killed when a driver hit the outside column of riders. Is it legal under FL statute for cyclists to ride side by side in columns on

Posted in Ask Geo, Group Riding, Lane Width & Sharing

What Direction?

Question Karrin asked: Is it illegal to ride facing traffic? (into traffic)

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties

eBikes in Hillsborough County Parks

Question Phil asked: I can’t find anything about using Ann eMtb at Hillsborough County parks, mainly Morris Bridge and Flatwoods in Tampa. An information on this?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Sign on a Bicycle

Question Patricia asked: Can you put a business sign on a rear basket of an adult tricycle?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment

Sidewalk Cycling in Largo, FL

Question Thomas asked: Is sidewalk bicycling prohibited anywhere in Largo?

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Crossing in Front of Stopped Vehicle

Question Rob asked: If there is a bike path and there is a SUV blocking the path to turn right on a main road and its front bumper is inches from main road. Does the cyclist wait for the SUV

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

eBikes on Private Property

Question Steve asked: I live in a 400 unit “condo” complex in So.Florida. As I anticipate purchase of an e-bike, I’ve noticed that the rules of the facility (a very rigid, 35 yr old project, which prohibits “motorcycles, pickup trucks

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Bike Passenger

Question Jodie asked: Can I have my child stand on the back of my bike while I ride? Any law against that?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment