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Whistles

Question Michael asked: Due to a recent accident our club is reviewing safety on club rides. The club may require ride leaders and sweeps to carry and use whistles. I have doubts as to whether this is legal, having read

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment

Sidewalk/Roadway Rights and Duties

Question Phillip asked: My understanding is in Florida that if I ride my bike on the sidewalk I am considered a pedestrian for all practical purposes. If I am on the sidewalk and come to a red light, can I

Posted in Ask Geo, Making Turns, Rights & Duties, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Two Abreast in Key West

Question Tom asked: Is it lawful to ride two abreast on narrow Key West two-way (One lane each way) streets?

Posted in Ask Geo, Lane Width & Sharing

Riding Abreast

Question Keegan asked: My brother has been to worlds for triathalons for the past 3 years and we both have had question about his training and we haven’t been able to find answers to them for a long time…he trains

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

Bike Lane Card on Window

Question Howard asked: Can you place a card stating it is” illegal to park in bike lane” on windshield of car that is parked in the bike lane?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Lanes

Max Power for a Bicycle

Question Dalton asked: Are there restrictions on what size of engine you can put on a bicycle or tricycle?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Passengers in a Bike Trailer

Question Robert asked: I bought a trailer to carry cargo. It has 180 pound max capacity. The question I have, since this is our only transportation, I would like to carry a passenger on the trailer once in a while,

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment, Misc

Register Bicycles?

Question Horace asked: Why do I have to register my bicycle in the state of Florida?

Posted in Ask Geo, Driver License, Misc

SAG Vehicle Support for a Group Ride

Question Natalia asked: Due to the last accident on eastbound State Road 84 that killed 2 cyclists and injured many others I am concerned about going out there again to ride by myself or in a group. I heard it

Posted in Ask Geo, Group Riding

Side by Side Cycling

Question Joe asked: Recent tragedy in Davie FL on SR 84. Two cyclists were killed when a driver hit the outside column of riders. Is it legal under FL statute for cyclists to ride side by side in columns on

Posted in Ask Geo, Group Riding, Lane Width & Sharing