Question John asked: I travel daily on A1A in Cocoa Beach. What are my responsibilities, as the vehicle driver in this situation if the bike continues straight. If the bike hits the passenger side of my vehicle, who would be …
Category: Making Turns
Intersections present special problems and unsafe conditions for cyclists, so when proceeding straight, moving to the center of the through lane is legal and recommended, even if a bike lane is present.
Cyclists are frequently subjected to a “right hook” by other drivers turning too closely in front of them. Those motor vehicle operators are violating a number of laws and unnecessarily endangering the cyclist to simply save a few seconds.
Drivers are required to safely move as far right in the roadway to prepare for a right turn, even if that means moving into the bike lane.
Bicyclists are entitled to the use of the full lane being used to prepare for a left turn.
Question Herman asked: Why does the line that separates a bike lane from the travel lane turn to dashed at an intersection?
Question Myriam asked: If I am driving down sunset street and there is a bicycle path to my right and I need to make a right turn on 137th avenue, do I turn right from my lane, or do I …