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Bus Stopped in Bike Lane

Question Steven asked: What are Florida’s rules and regulations on transit buses crossing and stopping in designated bike lanes to pick up and drop off passengers?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Lanes

Making Right Turns

Question Jacquie asked: Is it illegal if an X-Treme E-Bike passes a motor vehicle on the right when the motor vehicle is taking a right hand turn? Doesn’t the driver of the X-Treme E-Bike need to abide by all traffic

Posted in Ask Geo, Making Turns

Sidewalk cycling in Lake Worth

Question Mary asked: I am wondering about local ordinance in Lake Worth Florida about legalities of riding my bike on the sidewalks with Lake Worth, FL.  Can I ride a bike on Lake Worth, FL sidewalks? I see the Florida

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Child Damages

Question Melissa asked: Is there a law or statute in Florida that states if a child damages a vehicle with his bike on accident that the parents are responsible for the damage?

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Crosswalk Lights

Question Patricia asked: I do a lot of biking on the Pinellas Trail. There are a number of places where the trail crosses a road, and flashing yellow lights are installed for the crosswalk. What is the responsibility of motorists

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks


Question Rafael asked: Hello. I am paraplegic and intend to do a handbike crossing throughout the state of Florida. I have some doubts. Do the same rules for bikes also apply to the handbike? Are there any restrictions on using

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties

Mini Motorcycles

Question Brandi asked: I live in Florida and I just want to know if children have little motorcycles can they ride those on sidewalks or do they have to ride in the road?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Gas Powered Bike

Question Sean asked: I was told today that the laws have changed about registering a gas powered bike. I was told that they are not doing that any longer and all are illegal also that ebikes must have a 750

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Gas Motor Bike

Question Gilbert asked: Can I ride a gas bicycle 2 stroke in Pensacola?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Is a Xich lo a bicycle?

Question Daniel asked: I have an actual Vietnamese xich lo. If unfamiliar with a xich lo, it is basically a bicycle frame that has a place for passengers to ride attached to its front. Its probably easier just to Google

Posted in Ask Geo, Definitions, Program Updates, Rights & Duties