Definitions

Bicycles are vehicles, but not motor vehicles, but bicycles are traffic, as are other vehicles.

The roadway and sidewalk are included in the definition of street or highway.

The paved shoulder is not part of the roadway.

Category: Definitions

Bicycles are vehicles, but not motor vehicles, but bicycles are traffic, as are other vehicles.

The roadway and sidewalk are included in the definition of street or highway.

The paved shoulder is not part of the roadway.

Recumbent Drivers’ Rights and Duties

Question Jeremy asked: What laws are different for a tricycle (I have a recumbent tadpole-style, not electric) than for a bicycle?

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Motorized Recumbent

Question John asked: The law says that an electric bike “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”

Posted in Ask Geo, Definitions, Motorized Bicycles

Maximum Bicycle Height

Question Austin asked: How tall can a bike be before you cannot use it on roads/sidewalks?

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Pedestrian Walking Bike

Question Sandra asked: When walking your bicycle on a road are you considered a pedestrian?

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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

Flashing Lights

Question Michael asked: I am a disabled veteran in a wheelchair, I ride a adaptive hand cycle that is a lay back position and in total it’s only 32″ high. I use 2 5′ safety flags and I have 2

Posted in Ask Geo, Bicycle Equipment, Definitions

Motorized Three-wheel Vehicles

Question Werner asked: Please watch our video and advise us if we can ride this on public road? Sidewalks? Bike paths? We also have a electric pedelc = pedal assist motor (you still need to pedal the bike). We can

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Recumbent with Motor

Question Bert asked: I am unclear as to the exclusion clause in FL 316.003 I am planning on electrifying my recumbent trike (with a seat about 10 inches off the ground and a speed of less than 20 mph.) “The

Posted in Ask Geo, Definitions, Motorized Bicycles

eBike Driver’s License

Question Scot asked: I’m confused regarding the 25″ seat height for an electric bike in 316.003. Also, throttle and pedal assist. The Pedego Interceptor electric bicycle specifically . I have a suspended driver license and want to know if this

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Motor for a Four-Wheeled Rhoades Car

Question Dave asked: I want to buy a 4 wheel pedal powered ( bike for 2 ) factory built vehicle which is like  two bikes hitched together, for two people. It does not quite fit the definitions that I have

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