Author: Geo

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

Parking on a Sidewalk

Question Dorcas asked: My neighbors block my husband’s wheel chair by parking their 6-bikes and 1-motorize child motorcycle on the sidewalk.  We can never get down the sidewalk in front of our building.  We go in the other direction hoping

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

On Your Left

Question Al asked: I ride my bicycle for exercise and wondering if you are going to be passed by another bicycle if they should give some sort of warning. Lately I have been passed by guys in full battle gear

Posted in Ask Geo, Overtaking & Passing

Stop Signs on Shared-Use Paths

Question HarryB asked: STOP signs are common traffic control devices facing people on shared-use paths that run parallel to the road and are located within the highway’s right-of-way. Contrary to conventional wisdom, I believe that their installation defies state law,

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Paths, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

What Roads Can cyclists Use?

Question Jonathan asked: Which roads in Florida am I able to ride on, I know not i-4 or the interstates-75,90,10 and the turnpike’s, which others?

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties