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.

Incident on Private Property

Question Jeff asked: If a car hit a person that was part on sidewalk and part on road, on a private road with no stop sign, who is at fault?

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Motorist Always Gets the Ticket?

Question Sabrena asked: I am a safe driver for over 34 years, and I have ridden bikes on the road and encourage my 4 young children to ride their bikes. My dilemma involves an irresponsible bicyclist who traveled fast against

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Bicycle Parking

Question Doc asked: When leaving a bicycle unattended it seems common practice to chain it to a solid stationary object such as a parking sign, tree, post, etc. Is it legal to do this? If the post is on the

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Child Damages

Question Melissa asked: Is there a law or statute in Florida that states if a child damages a vehicle with his bike on accident that the parents are responsible for the damage?

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Old Bikes in a Bike Rack

Question Margaret asked:  There are rusty bikes chained to the bike rack in my Sarasota Florida condo complex. I know they have not been moved for 3 years. Can I remove them and dispose of them legally? If not what

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Opening a Car Door

Question Katia asked: In the morning, in front of her high school, my daughter open the door’s car and a friend hit it with a his bike. We asked him if he was ok, and he said “yes, but you

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Bikes in Apartment Areas

Question Sandy asked: Can you advise the Florida law, or even Pasco County law on bicycles left in the breezeway of an apartment complex.

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Apartment Bicycle Parking

Question Nicole asked: Should my apartment complex provide the residents with bike parking racks? I live in an apartment complex and residents cant park their bikes underneath the stairs, on their balcony or inside their apartment. The apartment complex lacks

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Bicycles on Ft. Lauderdale Beaches

Question Patti asked: Can I ride my bike on the sand at Ft. Lauderdale beaches?

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Citation for Careless Driving

Question Denise asked: My son was riding his bike on the proper part of the street. His back wheel was struck by a car and you can guess the obvious, he was knocked off the bike and fell on the

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