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Old 07-06-19, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Rick View Post
Look in section 316 under the Florida statutes and read for bicycles. Same as cars, meaning you don't ride on the wrong side of the road unless you have a death wish.

You mean the part that says "A person propelling a vehicle by human power upon and along a sidewalk, or across a roadway upon and along a crosswalk, has all the rights and duties applicable to a pedestrian under the same circumstances"?

Florida law basically is that a bike is a vehicle on the street, but a pedestrian on the sidewalk and in crosswalks. Nothing in there about directions on sidewalks. Local ordinances can vary however.

In my opinion, Florida law is a mess.
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