Misc

In-line or other skates, coasters, toy vehicles or other similar devices are not permitted in the roadway except crossing in a crosswalk.  The bike lane is part of the roadway.

Category: Misc

In-line or other skates, coasters, toy vehicles or other similar devices are not permitted in the roadway except crossing in a crosswalk.  The bike lane is part of the roadway.

Passengers in a Bike Trailer

Question Robert asked: I bought a trailer to carry cargo. It has 180 pound max capacity. The question I have, since this is our only transportation, I would like to carry a passenger on the trailer once in a while,

Register Bicycles?

Question Horace asked: Why do I have to register my bicycle in the state of Florida?

Register Bikes in St. Pete?

Question Laurie asked: Don’t know if my nephew is pulling my leg or just trying to get me to send him beer money. He said he needs $65 to register his bicycle with the police in St. Petersburg, Fl.

Kids on Scooters

Question Kevin asked: What are the laws and regulations about kids riding on a 49cc scooter in Florida?

eBikes on Beaches

Question Robert asked: Are there any provisions in the law about motorized/electric bikes riding on the beach. With these newer fat tire electric bikes that can do 28mph this could be a problem.

J. Steele Olmstead Stated: I just wanted to thank you for all you years of answering the questions that cyclists and pedestrians have asked you. It is a large and, I bet, sometimes frustrating undertaking dealing with Florida Statutes and

Bike Route Signs

Question Vale asked: Bicycle symbol sign: What is the law regarding obligation to install a ‘TWO-WAY BIKE ROUTE’ sign at and for a street ahead of its intersection with the bicycle route in order to inform the drivers about the

Legal Advice

Question Wally asked: If I loan my bicycle to another capable adult and he/she has an accident…..whether their fault or not……am I liable……since I own the bike?

Camping

Question George asked: We want to ride and camp along route 98 to Tampa. Can we camp along the road in suitable areas when no campsites are available?

The Basic Laws about Bicycling in Florida

Question Chris asked: I moved here from Colorado in June and within the first 60 days have already been hit by a car (still going though litigation). Although I am back on the bike and on the roads, I am