Does a Bicycle Have to Stop at a Stop Sign?

“We want to be law-abiding.  But there’s no need, unless there is really heavy traffic, for bicycles to come to a complete stop at stop signs. None of us ride that way. And it’s not good for cyclists to go out every day and break the law three dozen times.” James Wilson, Bike Delaware (quoted … Continue reading Does a Bicycle Have to Stop at a Stop Sign?

Passing in a No Passing Zone – The Primary Exception

Written by Gregory Monte. This post will be the third and final installment of my discussion of motor vehicle laws related to passing/overtaking.  The first one was about approaching another car on a narrow road, the second was about your obligation when overtaking/approaching a frightened animal on the roadway, and this one is about passing … Continue reading Passing in a No Passing Zone – The Primary Exception

Speeding Ticket on a Bicycle? Police Officer Testimony Wins Out (Yet Again).

Written by Gregory Monte. In a previous blog post I wrote about speeding tickets for slow-moving cars: Taking Your Car Out for a “Walk.”  A Ticket for the Slow-Pokes. The statutory basis for these types of tickets is Title 75, Section 3364: “Impeding movement of traffic prohibited.--Except when reduced speed is necessary for safe operation … Continue reading Speeding Ticket on a Bicycle? Police Officer Testimony Wins Out (Yet Again).