The California Vehicle Code contains the state laws that specify where and how bikes must operate. For the most part, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers. (CVC 21200). There are some specific rules. Below, for your benefit, we summarize the key sections of the law […]

Thank you for subscribing! Created by FindLaw’s team of legal writers and editors | Last updated June 20, 2016 As with traffic laws in general, bicycle laws are enforced at the state and local levels. But while bicyclists generally are expected to follow the same traffic laws that apply to motorists, […]

Table of Contents Contact Introduction The past few years have seen a marked increase in the number of electric bicycles (or “e-bikes”) in the U.S. This primer deals specifically with low-speed electric bicycles as defined by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. E-bikes are most frequently “pedal-assist” or “muscle-assist,” meaning the […]

State Statute Alabama Regulation of Operation of Motor Vehicles: Equipment (AL Code Title 32, Ch. 5, scroll to Article 9)Window Tinting (AL Code Title 32, Ch. 5C) Alaska Vehicle Equipment Standards (AK Statutes scroll to section 28.05.081) Arizona Equipment (ARS Title 28 scroll to 28-921 to 28-966) Arkansas Size and […]