Category Archives: Bicycle Laws

Somerville to Fine Bike Lane Blockers $50

By Monica Jimenez Wicked Local Somerville October 18, 2013 Are you one of those drivers who’ll park in the bike lane while picking up a  coffee from Dunkin Donuts or waiting for a friend to come downstairs? Starting next month, … Continue reading

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State-level Bicycle Helmet Laws Linked to Fewer Child Deaths

By Andrew M. Seaman, Reuters The Saratogian May 31, 2013 U.S. states that require children and teenagers to wear helmets report fewer deaths involving bicycles and cars, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed the number of U.S. bicycle deaths between … Continue reading

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Penalty for Rule-Breaking Bicyclists: A Remedial Class

By J. David Goodman The New York Times July 23, 2012 The eight wrongdoers sat inside a windowless basement classroom, serving a court-ordered penance for their transgressions. For the next 90 minutes, they would learn about the proper rules of … Continue reading

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Georgia Legislature Passes Bike Safety Law

By  Diane Loupe Decatur Avondale Estates Patch April 17, 2011 Decatur cyclists are ecstatic that the Georgia Legislature Thursday passed a law requiring motorists to leave at least three feet when passing cyclists, legalizes the use of recumbent bicycles, further … Continue reading

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