Author: Geo

Patrol Belt

Question Howard asked: Recently I asked about placing cards on trucks and cars parked in the bike lane. This actually works and I have seen trucks move after finding the cards. I wonder if wearing a patrol belt while riding

Sidewalk Cyclist and Emergency Vehicles

Question Glen asked: If riding on sidewalk, but not at intersection, do I need to stop when an emergency vehicle is passing by? Answer Drivers of vehicles in the roadway are required to yield to an emergency vehicle or other

Confusing Crossing

Question Harry asked: A couple of weeks ago FDOT realigned a popular shared-use path (“trail”) so it crosses a roadway much closer to the nearby signalized intersection. At the old location STOP signs faced trail users as they approached the

Legal Search?

Question Mary asked: Can an officer go inside pockets without doing a pat down first and when the civilian states no consent to search and the reason for the stop was not true? The stop was because the cop claimed

Motorized Scooters

Question Christian asked: Apologies as I have read a few different articles and laws online but I’m still confused. I will be living in Clermont beginning in April and trying to determine if the scooter I’m looking at will be

Riding on Left Side With Traffic

Question Andrew asked: Living in Naples I ride on some 6 lane divided roadways that don’t always have a bike lane. When these roads do not have a bike lane, am I restricted to only riding on the right side

Miami-Dade Park Rules

Question Emily asked: My son has a 12v battery operated razor dirt bike. Max speed is 17 mph and operates off 12v battery. Are they allowed in Miami Dade parks? I was told this is considered a motor bike and

Motor Scooter

Question Ricardo asked: I live in Palm Beach County. Thinking of buying this e-bike, the Jetson Bolt: https://ridejetson.com/products/bolt-electric-bike Is this legal in Palm Beach County? It lies somewhere in-between the definitions of bicycle, minibike, and moped. It has max speed

Parking in a Bike lane

Question Brit asked: Bike lane. I pulled off to side of the rd was at a complete stop. Waiting for my other half to get through the light.  Cop showed up lights me up. I Said I was ok. He

Direction of Travel Private Property

Question Linda asked: The BOD just passed that residents could ride their bicycles toward traffic in our community that is considered private property.  Question is, we have lots of traffic from vendors such as UPS, Fed Ex, electricians, plumbers, builders