Cyclist Wrongly charged on Taking the Lane, Wins
"Hottman tells us that the cyclist in this case was struck by the vehicle attempting the pass, and it resulted in significant injuries including a shattered pelvis. He was handed the citation at the ER while he was being prepped for emergency airlift helicopter transport. The judge did not find the Jeffco District Attorney met their burden of proof, nor did he find that the statute as written requires a cyclist who has "taken the lane" to move to the right when a car attempts to pass him."
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