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Door Zone Bike Lanes

Question Bernie asked: A motorist parks properly on A1A next to a bike path. He exits the car on the driver’s side which is next to the bike path.  As he exits opening the door a cyclist goes into the

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Bicyclists as Pedestrians

Question Rachel asked: I was involved in an accident that happened when a bicyclist decided to enter the roadway, attempting to cross horizontally across the road into vertically traveling traffic. This was on a busy road, during the day and

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Ride With Traffic

Question Daryl asked:  Has the law always been stated to ride with the traffic?

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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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Motorist Entering the Roadway

Question Kathy asked: I hit a bicyclist yesterday. I did not see him. He’s okay. His bike will need a new front wheel. Thankfully, it was a very slow/low impact accident as I had just put my vehicle in first

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Cycling the Florida Keys

Question David asked:  Is it possible to ride my bicycle through the Keys safely and legally.  I would start in Miami and like to ride up to Key West.

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Work Zones

Question Hank asked:  Here on Key Biscayne we have a recent development that’s highly problematic for cyclists.  One of the bridges on the Rickenbacker Causeway, the main artery linking Key Biscayne with the mainland, needs serious repairs. This is a

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Bikes May Use Full Lane 2

Question Herman asked:  The concept that has been discussed in the media.  What I would like to know is, what exactly is the statue that covers this?

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Rude Bicyclist or Rude Motorist?

Question C asked:  Today it was raining as I was driving down University Blvd in Orlando. The speed limit was 45 miles per hour. Directly in front of me in the middle of the lane was a bicyclist riding at

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Bicycle Equipment

Question How many bicycle citations can officer can handout at the same time?  Four tickets were given to me: bike/brake/non/improper & bike/fail to ride right hand curb & front and rear light I read that a person on bicycle can’t

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