Author: Geo

Sidewalk cycling in Lake Worth

Question Mary asked: I am wondering about local ordinance in Lake Worth Florida about legalities of riding my bike on the sidewalks with Lake Worth, FL.  Can I ride a bike on Lake Worth, FL sidewalks? I see the Florida

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Child Damages

Question Melissa asked: Is there a law or statute in Florida that states if a child damages a vehicle with his bike on accident that the parents are responsible for the damage?

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Crosswalk Lights

Question Patricia asked: I do a lot of biking on the Pinellas Trail. There are a number of places where the trail crosses a road, and flashing yellow lights are installed for the crosswalk. What is the responsibility of motorists

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks


Question Rafael asked: Hello. I am paraplegic and intend to do a handbike crossing throughout the state of Florida. I have some doubts. Do the same rules for bikes also apply to the handbike? Are there any restrictions on using

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties

Mini Motorcycles

Question Brandi asked: I live in Florida and I just want to know if children have little motorcycles can they ride those on sidewalks or do they have to ride in the road?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Gas Powered Bike

Question Sean asked: I was told today that the laws have changed about registering a gas powered bike. I was told that they are not doing that any longer and all are illegal also that ebikes must have a 750

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Gas Motor Bike

Question Gilbert asked: Can I ride a gas bicycle 2 stroke in Pensacola?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Is a Xich lo a bicycle?

Question Daniel asked: I have an actual Vietnamese xich lo. If unfamiliar with a xich lo, it is basically a bicycle frame that has a place for passengers to ride attached to its front. Its probably easier just to Google

Posted in Ask Geo, Definitions, Program Updates, Rights & Duties

Bicycles Yield to Pedestrians on Sidewalks

Question David asked: I live in a HOA community, which has certain guidelines as well as city ordinance for curbing and leashing dogs. I was walking my dog as usual in my community and was on common area side walk,

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Old Bikes in a Bike Rack

Question Margaret asked:  There are rusty bikes chained to the bike rack in my Sarasota Florida condo complex. I know they have not been moved for 3 years. Can I remove them and dispose of them legally? If not what

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc