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.

Traffic Stops

Question Brugh asked: What is the full detailed procedure & legal line of questions & requests allowed & enforced by law during a routine bicycle traffic stop?

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Stolen Bike?

Question Scottie asked: I have a bike I just got and it has a serial number sticker on the bottom. How can I check to see if the bike was stolen or not?

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Bikes on Collier County Beaches

Question Jillian asked: Is it illegal to ride a bike, like a fat tire bike or bicycle on the beaches of Collier County? I thought it was illegal, but I’m trying to find it on collier.gov website and it says

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Bicycles in Apartments

Question Margaret asked: Are there any laws regarding the use, handling, or storage of bicycles inside or outside apartment buildings?

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Finding Local Ordinances

Question Andy asked: Is there any way to find out what municipalities in Florida have banned e-bikes from their bike paths and boardwalks? I’ve been told they are illegal on the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk, all multi-use paths on Sanibel, and

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc, Sidewalks & Crosswalks

More Harassment

Question David asked: Four years ago I moved into a gated community here in S. Florida that has it’s own private security patrols. I started riding my bicycle throughout the community (approx. 9 miles per loop) One by one other

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Harassment

Question Tom asked: Is it illegal to yell, scream, honk, or otherwise harass another driver, specially a bicyclist? If so would recording the actions of these events be of any use or would law enforcement turn a blind eye as

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Parking a Bike

Question Zaribel asked: I recently moved to the USA and I want to bike to work everyday. Where does one usually park their bikes if there’s no bike rack? Example: ToysRUs, Publix, Walmart, etc.

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Restricted Access to Public Road

Question Joel asked: Its a practice of some communities in Florida with public streets to set up gates and guardhouses. I used to ride freely through Golden Beach, but a few months ago they installed locked gates on the pedestrian

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc

Texting While Cycling

Question Robert asked: Is it illegal to text and ride a bike?

Posted in Ask Geo, Misc