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Crossing a Median

Question E. asked: If a bicyclist gets off his or her bike while crossing a four lane highway (U.S 1) to accompany a pedestrian, or just to cross the cement island, is it legal and less nerve-wreaking on car drivers?

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Bicycles in the Median

Question Nathan asked: Is this movement legal, if one follows all pedestrian laws while crossing the road? http://i48.tinypic.com/vih2ds.jpg Would the answer change if there were no median break at all (and thus one would ride across the grass where a

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Changing Lanes

Question Kathy asked:  Vehicle traveling on 3 lane busy road in rush hour traffic. 2 way with turn lane in the middle for intersection with stoplight. Vehicle stopped at light and needs to get into turn lane (approximately 5 cars

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Turn Lanes and Right-of-Way

Question Alfred asked:  Does a motorist in a left turn lane of a divided road with left turn signals on retain the right of way to the straight thru lanes over a bicyclist crossing the intersection? I always thought it

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Bicycles in left or right turn lanes

Question Especially on the weekends, there are large groups of bicyclists, sometimes with 50-100 riders.  When they stop for a red light, they bunch up and begin to even fill the left-turn-only lane, thereby obstructing vehicles from using that assigned

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