Author: Geo

Motorist Always Gets the Ticket?

Question Sabrena asked: I am a safe driver for over 34 years, and I have ridden bikes on the road and encourage my 4 young children to ride their bikes. My dilemma involves an irresponsible bicyclist who traveled fast against

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Motorized Bikes

Question Dale asked: It seems like there is no correct answer about riding a motorized bike in Florida. I have checked a few sites and no straight up answer. I see them a lot down on front Street. I even

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Pedestrians in Bike Lanes

Question Susan asked: My question has to do with cycling on a marked bike lane within a gated community that has a golf course and golf carts are also riding in the bike lane. The lane is specifically marked as

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Lanes

Gas Bike

Question Mike asked: A gas bike. How do I get a tag to drive it on the road?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Bike Lane and Sidewalk Obstructions

Question Michael asked: Is there a system to report road hazards related to bicycle lanes? Areas in question are while riding past construction zones where the contractors are leaving debris from their construction project in the. bicycle lane even after

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Law News, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Dangerous Sidewalk Cyclist

Question Gary asked: I am a 69 year old jogger, I have been literally assaulted by a certain bicyclist who drives his bicycle straight at me, challenging me, well he wins every time. I really want to not get out

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Bicycle Parking

Question Doc asked: When leaving a bicycle unattended it seems common practice to chain it to a solid stationary object such as a parking sign, tree, post, etc. Is it legal to do this? If the post is on the

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Gas Bike on the Sidewalk

Question Keith asked: Can a 49cc gas motorized bicycle be driven on side walks if can’t be driven on roads if 49cc and be ride at 5-10 mpH with my grocery from the store on sidewalks, tired of pedaling, so

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

10 Year Old and Gas Powered Bike

Question n howard asked: A ten year old in my neighborhood drives a gasoline motored bike. Is this legal? It’s very loud, and I fear backing into it since it is faster than standard bikes.

Posted in Ask Geo, Driver License, Motorized Bicycles

Impeding Other Traffic

Question Sean asked: A group of riders and myself (also a rider) were discussing the age old question of whether it’s better, from both a safety and legality standpoint, whether it’s better for us to ride single file in our

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Lanes, Impeding Traffic, Lane Width & Sharing