Bicycle Equipment

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Wide Load Bike?

Question Kevin asked: Can we attach a horizontal flag to the rear of the bike to keep motor vehicles away? I put a 3 foot long, 1/8th inch wooden dowel with an orange pendant attached to my rear rack, sticking

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Lights on the Sidewalk

Question Quinton asked: Are lights still required at night even though you are riding your bike on sidewalk?

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Bikes with Gas Assist Motors – Something New!!

Question Heard of Something New asked: I heard someone, just recently, got a letter from the DMV that said adding a gas motor on a bicycle, still keeps it a bicycle. So how can it not be allowed on public

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Penalties for Bike Citations

Question Mr O asked: I want to know the fee for bicycle citation. I have different fee amount for the same citation and I think clerk of county is making me pay too much ? 1.   2008 Bike/Fail to ride right-hand curb 2.  2008

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Small Child in a Sling

Question Vannah asked: Is it illegal to ride a bike with a infant in a chest carrier on your chest? I was doing this and had at least 8-9 cops, and sheriffs pass me and never stop me and say

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Bicycle Lights

Question Was the Florida Bicycle Association successful in facilitating a change in the bicycle lighting requirements in 2012 legislation?

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Bicycle Equipment for Children

Question Fran asked: What are the laws for child carriers that are on or being towed by bicycles?

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Bicycle Helmets

Question Kim asked: Are bicycle riders required by law to wear a helmet? If not, do you think it is a good idea to wear one anyway?

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Bicycle Trailer Lighting

Question Chas asked:  Under Florida law, a bicycle is considered a vehicle and as such, must obey all traffic laws that apply to vehicles.  Vehicles towing a trailer must have the trailer equipped with lights and illuminated license plate.  Since

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Bicycle Helmets

Question Jill asked:  As an adult, am I required to wear a helmet while riding my bicycle?  Our traffic rules are the same as we observe on the roads and highways.  However, there is less traffic and a more relaxed

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