Most traffic laws have a clear and effective purpose — to reinforce the rules of movement and promote safety. FS 316.2065 does not. It is a convoluted mess made of a vestigial law created in the 1940s to get bicyclists (presumed to be children) out of the way of motorists.
A Trail Traffic Control Working Group has been set up to address the misuse and overuse of stop signs on our multi-use path system. This is an overview of the process, challenges and possibilities and what you can do to help.
As more and more people take to cycling in Florida, and as more and more learn how to drive their bicycles in a safe and law-abiding manner, a disheartening trend is starting to emerge.
Looking for a cycling event that benefits cycling? Attend the Celebration of Cycling in DeLand, the weekend of October 25, 26 and 27.
As if the MUTCD minimums were not bad enough, these installations don’t even meet them. The intent seems to be to keep the bicyclists as far right as possible, as if that will minimize their impact on the important traffic. Of course, it’s going have a different impact on the bicyclist who is sideswiped, or doored then run over.