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New York Outlaws Electric Bikes

New York Outlaws Electric Bikes

New York has been a frustration to the electric bike industry for many years now. While electric bicycles are marketed to those living in large cities as a way to make larger distances and longer commutes a possibility, New York State’s ban on electric bikes […]

Liability for Bike Crash on shared use

Liability for Bike Crash on shared use

A shared-use path. Often referred to as a “bike-path“, most shared use paths are for the use of all travelers not using motor vehicles. Strollers, skate boards, roller skates, wheelchairs, pedestrians, and sometimes even horses are permitted on these quiet roads where cars are restricted. […]

Is it Legal To Ride A Bike On The Sidewalks

Is it Legal To Ride A Bike On The Sidewalks

Sidewalk laws vary from state to state, and then again from county to county. San Antonio restricts bicycles from side walks as a city wide mandate, while Madison, WI allows them in non-commercial areas, providing cyclists yield to pedestrians and give audible warnings when they […]

Can motorist cross a double yellow line to give Cyclist Space?

Can motorist cross a double yellow line to give Cyclist Space?

Some states have such hard and fast double yellow line rules that (literally) cyclist have been struck by cars because they driver had an inability to move over far enough even though they were trying. While many cyclists would say ‘they should have waited for […]

Cyclists Riding Abreast: The Rules On Lane Sharing and Impeding Traffic

Cyclists Riding Abreast: The Rules On Lane Sharing and Impeding Traffic

State laws vary as to the the priority and rights of cyclists on roadways, but many places have very specific laws in place for cyclists riding side by side and what constitutes impeding traffic. We are gonna dive into some of the basics of lane […]