My main concern as a cyclist is keeping myself crash free. Sometimes when defending scofflaw cyclist behavior, the safety card gets played. Some say it is safer for a cyclist to disobey the rules when they deem it to be in their best interest because "the laws were made for motorist safety", "drivers break as many (or more) laws", "bikes can't cause as much damage", etc. These and others are all valid points to some degree, and I have little doubt that technically breaking a law may sometimes result in greater safety for the cyclist in certain cases. My question is, how often would you say this is true for you, in your regular riding area?