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.

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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Points Against License for Bicyclist Running Red Light

Question Oscar asked: I got stopped by a police officer in the City of Miami for running a red light. The police asked me for my Florida License and I did not have it with me at the time, just

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Party Bike

Question Derrick asked: Are party bikes legal in the state of Florida including in Gainesville, FL?

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Surrey Bikes in the Bike Lane

Question Luis asked: I have a Surrey Bike, that’s a 5-person bicycle that looks like a golf car. Can I drive my bike on the bike lane or this kind of bike is merely exclusive for a tourist zone like

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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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