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eBikes on Private Property

Question Steve asked: I live in a 400 unit “condo” complex in So.Florida. As I anticipate purchase of an e-bike, I’ve noticed that the rules of the facility (a very rigid, 35 yr old project, which prohibits “motorcycles, pickup trucks

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Bike Passenger

Question Jodie asked: Can I have my child stand on the back of my bike while I ride? Any law against that?

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment

100 MPH eBike

Question Alex asked: Electric bicycles are becoming more popular. They usually can go between the speeds of 20 and 40 miles per hour. Lets say that I make an electric bike with a big electric motor and it can go

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

How to Treat a Cyclist on the Road

Question Roselyn asked: I am a driver. I drive to work in the right lane because I must turn right soon, and there is a marked white line made for bicycles to the right of me. I passed right by

Posted in Ask Geo, Rights & Duties

Sidewalk Bicyclists at Crosswalks

Question Traci asked: If a bicyclist is riding on the sidewalk and comes to a crosswalk are they required to stop or yield before proceeding across the road?

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Left Turn Crash

Question Craig asked: I was recently in Deerfield traveling south in a lefthand turn lane to make a left turn. Northbound Traffic was backed up quite a bit and a large truck stopped to make way for me to make

Posted in Ask Geo, Making Turns

Electric Scooter

Question Constance asked: I recently bought a electric scooter because I got my license taken away after eye surgery I have 20/20 in my other eye but they still won’t give me a drivers license I live alone and I

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Classes of eBikes

Question Denis asked:  I read the different classes for evoke in Florida 1, 2 and 3.  I see people with bikes that have throttle and pedalec combined in the bike lanes all the time. I was under the impression throttle

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles

Sidewalk Cycling in Charlotte County

Question Crystal asked: Is it legal to ride a bike on the sidewalk in Charlotte County? And if so do I go with traffic or can I go against traffic. I’m uncomfortable being in the bike lane on the road,

Posted in Ask Geo, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

Bicycle or Motorcycle?

Question Jose asked: I’m currently undergoing a purchase of an electric bicycle from China. Specifically 5000w/motor with a 72 60AH lithium battery. I know it would be considered a motorcycle because the excessive speed but It contains a speed limiter

Posted in Ask Geo, Motorized Bicycles