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Scooter in a Bike lane

Question Lisa asked: Can you ride a 49cc scooter in the bike lane in Florida?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Lanes

Direction of Travel on a Sidewalk

Question Sharon asked: I live in Manatee County. I have to turn right onto a fairly high trafficked road when exiting my neighborhood. That road has both bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides. There is a stop sign where

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties, Sidewalks & Crosswalks, Stop Signs & Red Lights

eBike Without Pedals

Question Peter asked: I have an electric bike that is only propelled by throttle and I put foot pegs on it as I cannot pedal because of a service-connected disability to my left ankle. I am 100% VA disabled card

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Seat Height

Question John asked: “The term does not include such a vehicle with a seat height of no more than 25 inches from the ground when the seat is adjusted to its highest position”.  Does this mean the vehicle seat CAN

Posted in Ask Geo, Definitions

Riding Two or More Abreast

Question Sandy asked: I live in Weston, FL, where there are specific bike lanes. However there are “clubs” that ride together, 2-3-4-5 abreast at times that literally take over the entire right lane for drivers of autos. Is this legal?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bike Lanes, Group Riding, Impeding Traffic, Lane Width & Sharing

Bike Lanes and Stop Signs

Question Stephanie asked: I live in Destin, FL. There are quite a few bike lanes. I am in full support of cyclist safety. My question is are cyclists, riding in bike lanes, supposed to stop at four way stops. It

Posted in Ask Geo, Stop Signs & Red Lights

Gas Motor Bicycle

Question Chris asked:  I have a gas-powered bicycle. Is it legal for me to drive with a suspended license?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Motorized Scooter?

Question M asked: Would you consider the City Bug 2 a scooter that travels only 15 miles per hour that can be purchased at Brookstone a motorized scooter or a Segway seeing as how it doesn’t have a seat?

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

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