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.

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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.

Local Ordinances

Specialx commented on another question on this post http://flbikelaw.org/2014/10/electric-motorized-bike/#comments Let me throw in a couple of monkey wrenches about Daytona Beach and Volusia County. 1.) Port Orange has no definition of a bicycle in their ordinances… 2.) Volusia County (Port

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Definition of Bicycle

Question James asked: What are current bicycle state statutes exempting electric bicycles from licensing in the state of Florida?

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Four-Wheel Pedal Vehicle

Question Art asked: Is a 4 wheel pedal surrey considered a bicycle under Florida law?  Can a bicycle have four wheels in Florida under state statue?

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Human Powered Vehicles

Question Loui asked:  Can you drive an Adult Pedal Go-Cart in Florida’s streets or not?

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Bicycles are Vehicles

Question Jack asked:  Are bicyclists that ride on the street considered to be pedestrians or are they supposed to follow the rules of the road as if operating a motor vehicle?

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Definition of Roadway

Question Nathan asked: You’re required to ride as far to the right as practicable, but what if there’s a barrier between two sections of pavement in the same right-of-way? Do you have to use a continuous frontage road rather than

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Wind Powered Cycles

Question Paul asked:  I wanted to know where I can learn about what determines whether a human/wind powered vehicle is “Street Legal?”  I saw a Pterosail online and wanted to know what makes this a street legal vehicle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umsrtx3O8ms I

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Electric Trike

Question K A asked:  I just bought an electric trike.  Max speed is 15 mph.  I spent a lot of money on this.  I do not have a drivers’ license.  I ride it back and forth to work.  It does

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Four-Wheeled Bicycle

Question Maria asked: My husband just brought home a two-seater four wheel bicycle and we would like to know if we can ride it on the streets of Miami, Florida. I have searched for local ordinances and have found nothing

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Recumbents

Question Chuck asked:  Hello! Great site with Riding Laws right up front! I am considering purchase of a three-wheel recumbent. Are there special laws regarding use of such a machine? Do most cycling groups welcome, or discourage, these low trikes?

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