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Gas Generator for Electric Motor

Question Troy asked: Do the same electric bicycle laws in Florida still apply if I use a gasoline motor as a generator to power the electric assist motor instead of a battery?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment, Motorized Bicycles, Program Updates

eBikes in Williston

Question Chester asked: Can an electric bicycle be ridden on the streets and sidewalks in Williston, Florida.

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Bells on Bikes

Question James asked: I just read that bicyclists can not use bells or whistles. I use a bell to alert pedestrians I am behind them. It is more cordial than blowing my 115 db air horn which I reserve for

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment

Modern Helmets

Question James asked: I have read the law prohibiting headsets except for single earpieces that receive phone calls, presumably to leave one ear open for ambient sound. I have bone a conduction headset that is capable of receiving phone calls.

Posted in Ask Geo, Helmets


Question Carole asked: At a 4 way intersection, I have the permitted light to cross, yet the cars on my left have a green light and start to take a right onto the road I’m trying to cross. Today, dozens

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Age to Operate a Motorcycle

Question Pedro asked: Are 13 year olds able to ride motorcycle in the streets?

Posted in Ask Geo, Driver License

Bikes on Daytona Beach

Question Rhett asked: Can I ride my bicycle anywhere on the sand of Daytona Beach?

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties


Question Jose asked: Can I use any headset to listen to music while riding the bike?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment


Question Roberta asked: Florida laws regarding the use on and off road for the ELF?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Keep Right and Stop Signs

Question Beth asked: A few situations have happened and I am questioning if the police officer is correct. Riding bike down a 2-lane road with no available shoulder. How much lane usage can I take up? I got stopped for

Posted in Ask Geo, Lane Width & Sharing, Stop Signs & Red Lights