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.

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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What is a Bicycle?

Question Charles asked:  My local bike shop owner cautioned me that there was a little known provision that defined human powered vehicles that are legal on the road, having seat heights of at least 25 inches above the ground, which

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