Which Side of the Roadway?
Erin asked: Which statue tells you what side of the road a bicyclist has to ride in the state of Florida? And by Florida state law you have to ride with the flow of traffic while riding a bicycle, correct?
Bicycles are vehicles and their operators must comply with all traffic laws.
s. 316.2065 – Bicycle Regulations
(1) Every person propelling a vehicle by human power has all of the rights and all of the duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle under this chapter ….
(5)(a) Any person operating a bicycle upon a roadway at less than the normal speed of traffic at the time and place and under the conditions then existing shall ride in the lane marked for bicycle use or, if no lane is marked for bicycle use, as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway ….
That is no different from the requirement to drive all slower vehicles to the right. Bicycles are vehicles.
s. 316.081 – Driving on Right Side of Roadway; Exceptions(1) Upon all roadways of sufficient width, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway ….(2) Upon all roadways, any vehicle proceeding at less than the normal speed of traffic at the time and place and under the conditions then existing shall be driven in the right-hand lane then available for traffic or as close as practicable to the right-hand curb or edge of the roadway ….
There are many exceptions to the keep right provision.