Driver License

Bicyclists are not required to have a driver’s license since they are not operating a motor vehicle.

s. 322.03 – Drivers Must be Licensed; Penalties

(1)Except as otherwise authorized in this chapter, a person may not drive any motor vehicle upon a highway in this state unless such person has a valid driver’s license

Although a driver’s license or other identification is not required to operate a bicycle on the roadway or sidewalk, carrying identification is recommended since you may be required to identify yourself to law enforcement in case of a violation, collision or other incident.

Category: Driver License

Bicyclists are not required to have a driver’s license since they are not operating a motor vehicle.

s. 322.03 – Drivers Must be Licensed; Penalties

(1)Except as otherwise authorized in this chapter, a person may not drive any motor vehicle upon a highway in this state unless such person has a valid driver’s license

Although a driver’s license or other identification is not required to operate a bicycle on the roadway or sidewalk, carrying identification is recommended since you may be required to identify yourself to law enforcement in case of a violation, collision or other incident.

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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Driver’s License for Roketa Type 44?

Question Rexene asked: I am looking at purchasing a Roketa 350 watt electric bike type 44. It states bike but looks more like a scooter. Would this be considered a motorized bicycle, which would not require a Florida driver’s license?

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DUI on a Bicycle

Question Tom asked: What are some of the penalties that a cyclist who is convicted of BUI could face and would any of them involve the cyclist driver’s license?

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Gas Bike on the Right of Way

Question Denver asked: I have been considering getting a 48cc gas engine kit for my beach cruiser, but according to recent laws (RS-68) would make it a moped and illegal to use on sidewalks, and illegal to use on roadways

Posted in Ask Geo, Driver License, Motorized Bicycles

ID Required While Cycling?

Question Tanya asked:  Does the law require you to have/ carry your ID or license when riding a bike as an adult? The web site states same laws and rules as a driver… Is this included?

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Driver’s License 3

Question Duke asked: Do you have to have a driver’s license to drive a bicycle with a small engine?

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Driver’s License Points

Question Tonya asked: At age 14,15 my son received 4 tickets for riding his bicycle without a helmet. To get his license at 18 he had to pay his fines for these tickets. He will be 19 next month, and

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Bicycle Licenses 2

Question Louann asked:  I have an electric bike that is 600 watts with pedals.  I have no license and no registration for it. There is no VIN number.  Are the Daytona Police correct in saying I need to have a

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Drivers’ License

Question Judith asked:  What is the penalty for driving a motorized bicycle without a license?

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Identification

Question Denise asked: Is identification required on a person when bicycling?

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