There is NO Law requiring a rear-view-mirror on a bicycle. It is 100% the motorists responsibility to watch where he/she is going, NOT the cyclists responsibility to look over his/her shoulder. (As opposed to the "road-shoulder", which is this bike lane thing.)
Everybody should have a bicycle! -the Bike Lanes are not for a small minority, they are for everyone. So let's encourage everyone to get a bicycle . (or tricycle, or electric mobility scooter, wheelchair or whatever.)
Bicyclists have the right to use the roads. The painted lines on the road are just a reminder for the "forgetful" motorists.
A lot of people get confused by the word "shoulder" because it has two meanings.
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