Bike safety and rules for passing
Road Rights: Take a Pass
Know When, Where and How to Pass
A common misconception motorists have is that cyclists are slow. Of course, an automobile can reach higher speeds than a bicycle, but that's on the increasingly mythical open road. Around town, we regularly demonstrate that cyclists are capable of keeping up with cars and often able to easily pass a congested lane of traffic. But this raises the question: What does the law say on the subject? The rules, as always, differ depending on where you are riding and whom you are passing. But let's take a look at a few common situations.
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