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    How to interpret this law?

    I am traveling to singapore with my folder and am surprised to read their laws say:

    8. Every bicycle shall be ridden close to the left hand edge of the roadway and in such a manner as not to obstruct vehicles moving at a faster speed.

    So do they expect a vehicle and cycle to share the same lane?

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    Check the local traffic laws... Like Japan, they may drive on the left side of the road there.

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    If you are an American, you can ride however you damn well please.

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    If you are an American, you can ride however you damn well please.
    And get run over, then charged with traffics violations if you survive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T3hk1w1 View Post
    And get run over, then charged with traffics violations if you survive.
    Defeatist

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    I read this as saying that it is the obligation of bicyclists to stay out of the way of traffic--no lane sharing, as in the US. (And yes, in Singapore, one drives on the left side of the road.)

    If this is the law, I wouldn't ride a bike in Singapore unless I absolutely had to. This is a state that is notorious for its extreme and harsh criminal laws. One would expect their traffic laws to be similarly extreme.

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    Just ride like you observe the locals riding...

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