Houston police ride bikes to enforce 3 foot passing rule

Houston, Texas has a three foot passing rule, which is apparently not well observed by local drivers. Police officer Stephen Klein bought a bike from a garage sale for $45 and began riding.

“You’ll stay to the right but motorists will come by and rev their engines,” he says. “They’ll honk, or they’ll try to get as close as they can to let you know that you shouldn’t be there.”

You don’t say?

In response, Houston police have been riding “undercover” around high bike traffic areas of town to let the public know they’re paying attention to this rule.

More at KHOU News.

Check this out — Officer Klein has Revolights on his garage sale bike!

Revolights bicycle wheel light

H/T to Richard in DC.