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Should You Wear Headphones While Cycling?

Posted on: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Headphones While Cycling There is no question as to the legality of wearing headphones while driving a car – you can’t. However, the legality of wearing headphones while cycling is a little more grey. There may be a few local ordinances that prevent it, but for the most part, it is perfectly legal to do […]

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Texting and Cycling: Can You Use Your Cell Phone While Riding?

Posted on: Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Texting Laws By now, everyone should be fully informed of the dangers that come with texting and driving. So much so, that many states have now made it illegal to drive a car and use your cell phone. However, does that law extend to cycling? Surprisingly, not always. While some states have put in place laws […]

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Cycling Safety Laws: How a Simple Bicycle Turn Becomes Illegal

Posted on: Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Cycling Safety Laws While many state governments have taken steps to create laws specifically to keep cyclists safe, thanks to some very careful wording, you will find that laws can still find a way to wedge cyclists in if they should happen to do something wrong. Turning Laws A prime case of this is when […]

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Colorado Adds Opt-In Rolling Stop Cycling Law

Posted on: Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Rolling Stop Law The “Idaho stop” or rolling stop law for cyclists has been pervasively spreading across the United States over the past year. However, while this is great news for cyclists, it doesn’t leave a lot of room for local governments with perhaps different cycling laws to have a voice. This is just what […]

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The Idaho Stop is Stopping by Other States

Posted on: Friday, September 7th, 2018

Bicycle Laws Bike laws are always transforming. Sometimes they focus on the safety requirements for bicyclists, such as under what circumstances a helmet is mandatory or when bicyclists should stay off the road. Other times, the laws are about penalties and precedents: some behaviors (like walking to cross a pedestrian lane) automatically put the burden […]

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