[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Mon Oct 7 17:33:10 UTC 2013

On Oct 7, 2013 7:00 PM, "fly" <lowflight66 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 07.10.2013 18:48, John F. Eldredge wrote:
> > On some bridges that have a relatively narrow footway, I have seen signs
> > indicating that bicyclists must dismount. So, I think that it is useful
> > as a way of telling someone planning a cycle route "you will have to
> > move at walking speed on this section".

> As said above, I know these signs but I wonder if they are official.
> In Germany they are not and the have no judicial effect.

Just to be clear: do you mean that you always have to dismount on
footpaths, even without the sign, or do you mean that you don't need to
dismount, despite the presence of the sign?

-- Matthijs
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