[Tagging] designated bike lane

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Mon Jan 10 04:24:55 GMT 2011

On 01/07/2011 08:55 AM, Anthony wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:27 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo-PVOPTusIyP/srOwW+9ziJQ at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> On 01/04/2011 08:46 AM, Anthony wrote:
>>> Your statement that bicycles are prohibited from driving on sidewalks
>>> in "all states" is not correct.  Florida statutes explicitly state:
>>> "A person propelling a vehicle by human power upon and along a
>>> sidewalk, or across a roadway upon and along a crosswalk, has all the
>>> rights and duties applicable to a pedestrian under the same
>>> circumstances."
>> But does Florida state that bicycles are vehicles and such laws apply to
>> them?  If so, that would be the overriding factor.
> You don't seriously believe that, do you?

Yes, since it's a stipulation to get federal highway dollars.

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