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The Man and The Law

A little while back, the California Association of Bicycling Organizations people discussed this article in The Inland Daily Bulletin in which columnist Michelle Pearl asks the local CHP for the Final Word on traffic law for cyclists. A retired police officer “took umbrage” at an earlier statement about the legality of riding side by side read more »

About that Bolivian mandatory bicycle law

Road.cc’s story about a mandatory bicycle law in Bolivia’s fourth largest city is making the rounds in various social media forums after this Spanish language editorial landed on Reddit. The gist of the editorial: Councillor Beatriz Zegarra for the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia introduced a proposal to mandate bicycle use at least one day per read more »

Mandatory sidepath law in Federal highway bill

The current version of the 600 page highway spending bill from the offices of Senator Boxer and Senator Inhofe contains a “bicycle safety” provision that is anything but.

Florida mandatory bike lane law

Florida cyclists are asking you to call the office of Governor Charlie Crist now to veto the Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles bill, which adds a mandatory bike lane provision to Florida law. If this law is enacted, Florida will join six other states with discriminatory bike lane laws that require bike lane use by read more »

California Central Coast, single file riding, and the 3 foot law

Remember way back in 2012 when Governor Jerry Brown vetoed California’s second attempt at a three foot passing law? That version of the bill included a provision allowing passing drivers to cross the double yellow line on substandard lane widths when it’s safe to do so, as demonstrated by the passing Nissan SUV in the read more »

What Pedestrians and Bicyclists Want Each Other to Know

The Elderly and Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee have generated educational material to help improve pedestrian safety in Santa Cruz County. They’re now working on a “What Pedestrians and Bicyclists Want Each Other to Know” flyer.