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.

Crash and No Citation

Question Clayton asked: Thursday April 11th at 11:40 My wife was struck by a car while we were cycling on Gulf Blvd close to the Don CeSar. My wife and I were in a lane of traffic that had a

Legal Search?

Question Mary asked: Can an officer go inside pockets without doing a pat down first and when the civilian states no consent to search and the reason for the stop was not true? The stop was because the cop claimed

Miami-Dade Park Rules

Question Emily asked: My son has a 12v battery operated razor dirt bike. Max speed is 17 mph and operates off 12v battery. Are they allowed in Miami Dade parks? I was told this is considered a motor bike and

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