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Rude Sidewalk Bicyclists

Question Lisa asked: The bicyclists in our neighborhood have made walking to and from school a nightmare. The adults bike with their children on the sidewalk, and in my ten minute walk to the school, I am forced off the

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Bicyclists Rights and Duties

Question Buck asked: Can I ride my 3 wheel bike on New Tampa hwy in Lakeland, Fl between N Galloway Rd and George Jenkins Blvd in low traffic times during the day.

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties

Bicycling in a Parking Lot

Question Kelby asked: Is it legal to ride a bicycle in a parking lot?

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties

Motorized Scooter

Question Earnest asked: I have a 1000 watt electric scooter and live in Florida. I was stopped today and told that my scooter is over the wattage for it to be legal for me to ride without a license. The

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Avoiding a Traffic Signal

Question Evan asked: May a cyclist conduct a lawful right on red and then a u-turn and then a right hand turn to expedite travel through a red light?  I have reviewed your posts on motorists crossing double yellows to

Posted in Ask Geo, Making Turns, Stop Signs & Red Lights

Electric Motorcycle

Question Mike asked: Am I allowed to be riding a Zero brand electric motorcycle?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Motorized Scooters

Question Nir asked: I’m trying to find if driving an electric stand kick scooter is legal or not, and where it’s allowed. For example, the scooter I own is a EcoReco, max speed 20mph, 250 watts, with no seat. https://www.flhsmv.gov/dmv/bulletins/2003/Scooter_fact.htm

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Officer Must Witness Incident

Question Joe asked: I ride my bicycle to work and back each day. Most of the commute is on rural roads with a wide shoulder but not technically a marked bike lane. This morning, while I was riding on the

Posted in Ask Geo, Overtaking & Passing

Moped or Scooter Driver’s License

Question Jose asked:  What size moped or scooter can I drive with my DUIs on the road with no license?

Posted in Ask Geo, Driver License, Motorized Bicycles

eBike Lights

Question Wayne asked: None of my lights are working on my e-bike. Can I still operate it?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment