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Motorized Bike in Bay County

Question Dale asked: In Bay County FL can you have a motorized bikecycle on the streets?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Is this a Bicycle?

Question Esver asked: The way I read the Florida Statutes the Whizzy Ride e-bike should be considered legal. It can be propelled by human power or the motor can run it under 20 MPH and the seat is above 25

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

eBike on Pinellas Trail?

Question William asked: I have an e-bike (maximum speed 20 mph) which I would like to use on the Pinellas Trail and Duke Energy Trail in Clearwater, FL. The trail rangers may have different instructions for different parts of the

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Register Bikes in St. Pete?

Question Laurie asked: Don’t know if my nephew is pulling my leg or just trying to get me to send him beer money. He said he needs $65 to register his bicycle with the police in St. Petersburg, Fl.

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Motor Vehicle on Sidewalk

Question Perry asked: I have any battery operated scooter only goes 20 miles an hour. Can I ride on the sidewalk instead of the street?

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Bicyclists Must Ride the Edge Line?

Question Yaroslav asked: I had encountered a furious driver, an unproductive argument (with crazy cussing from him) led to calling the police. In short, cops asked me if I rode this road before and where in particular I was on

Posted in Ask Geo, Lane Width & Sharing

EBike or Moped?

Question Ronald asked: I bought an electric scooter that goes up to 25mph–It also has pedals in case battery dies out–I was told by the seller that there is no license required-yes or no?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Violation of the Three Foot Law

Question Brian asked: Can you clarify what the fines are for state and county roads for violators who do not give cyclists 3 feet of space? Are there any demerit points? Is there a record of actually how many such

Posted in Ask Geo, Overtaking & Passing

Dirt Bikes

Question Sebastian asked: Can you ride a pit bike/dirt bike on the street going the speed limit?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Kids on Scooters

Question Kevin asked: What are the laws and regulations about kids riding on a 49cc scooter in Florida?

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc, Motorized Bicycles