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1. Which traffic laws apply to bicyclists?

Bikes are traffic, so all traffic laws (referred to in New York as
Vehicle and Traffic Laws or "VTL") that apply to cars apply to bikes.
This includes signaling to make a turn or stop.

2. Is it legal to ride against traffic?

No, since all traffic laws that apply to cars apply to bikes, it is
illegal to ride a bike against traffic.

3. Is it legal to ride on the sidewalk?

Call for Cyclists Arrested or Harassed During and Since the RNC

Our Legal Newswire has more recent updates
about the city's campaign against Critical Mass and
bicyclists using public space.

UPDATE 04/12/2005:

A page one story in today's New York Times reveals that
the D.A.'s office


TIME’S UP! STATE JUDICIAL VICTORY


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