Author: Geo

Motorized Scooter

Question Lauren asked: I’ve been doing a lot of research on this topic. I recently rode a Lyft scooter in San Antonio and it would save me so much money and time and as a future law school student I

Improper Citations?

Question MW stated: Not a question, but an attempt to make known that The Hillsboro Police Dept. is issuing $165.00 tickets on first offense to bicyclist for traveling on A1A between Deerfield Beach and Pompano. Added to Light House Point’s

Direction on Sidewalk

Question Herman asked: As we should know by now, here in Florida, per F.S. 316.2065 subsection 9: (9) A person propelling a vehicle by human power upon and along a sidewalk, or across a roadway upon and along a crosswalk,

Riding in the Roadway Required?

Question David asked: When you are riding your bike and there is a designated bike lane are you required by Florida law to ride your bike in that lane and not on the sidewalk? I was riding my bike on

How Many on a Bike?

Question Paul asked: Is it illegal to ride a bike with somebody else? Answer s. 316.2065 – Bicycle Regulations (3)(a) A bicycle may not be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is

Which Side of the Roadway?

Question Jennifer asked: Does Florida law state that if it is too dangerous for a bicyclist to ride on the right side of the road with traffic that they can choose to ride on the left? Answer State law requires

Power Generated by a Bicycle

Question Joel asked: Does a bicycle have to be a direct pedal drive to be a bicycle? Or can you pedal to generate electricity to power an electric motor, accessories, and charge batteries? Answer As long as the bicycle meets

Road Closed to Bicycles

Question Larry asked: Re the following – does this apply to highway ENTRANCES and EXITS, e.g. ACCESS roads that are NOT the highway? I ride my bike to work, and there is about ONE mile between bike lanes, including an

Riding Abreast with a Motorcycle

Question Darius asked: Since both motorcycles (including motor scooters) and bicycles can legally share a lane (not split in-between lanes), if I am riding at the same speed as traffic that is slow enough (for example, traffic is only going

Authority to Block Bike Lane

Question Ashley asked: Today I was riding my bicycle in the bike lane down a busy, one way street. The street consists of two lanes and one bike lane. Police had blocked off the lane nearest to the bike lane