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California bicycle legislation update Spring 2015

There are currently nearly 40 bills pending in the California Assembly related to bicycles and related transportation issues. Here are some important recent updates.

Bicycle light maximum brightness?

I saw this question on a local bicycle discussion list: Is there a legal limit to how bright a bicycle light can be in the Bay Area measured in lumens?

California Bicycle Advocacy Day

Does bike advocacy at the Capital look like the state of California?

Who dropped California Bicycle Coalition sponsorship?

On Monday, I received this note from the California Bicycle Coalition regarding the helmet discussion with the California legislature: The problem is that, as you may know, a mandatory helmet law for adults is controversial in California, especially within our own membership. We have lost quite a few donating members over this, including a few read more »

Legislation: Bicycle-specific turnout law for California?

Some of you who studied for your driving license test might know about CVC 21656 in California. This is the law that requires the operators of slow-moving vehicles — including bicyclists — to pull over when five or more other vehicles pile up behind you. Because one law that already addresses the issue isn’t enough, read more »

UCSC: Two dozen stolen bicycles in 3 weeks!

The University of California Santa Cruz Police Department sent this Crime Bulletin about campus bike theft on Saturday. The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the public’s help with its investigation into nearly two dozen reported bicycle thefts since February 24. The thefts appear to have been mostly during the day from bike racks read more »