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Governor rejects 3-foot rule for drivers when passing bicyclists

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday rejected a legislation that would have required drivers to be at least three feet away when passing bicyclists in most cases and would have allowed drivers to cross solid yellow lines to pass if safe to do so. Brown vetoed a similar bill last year. [...]

By | September 28th, 2012|28 Comments

Senate OKs bill with strict rules for passing bicyclists

The state Senate on Friday approved legislation that would require drivers to be at least three feet away when passing bicyclists in most cases and would allow drivers to cross solid yellow lines to pass if safe to do so. If safety conditions didn't allow for the three-foot clearance, then [...]

By | May 26th, 2012|34 Comments

Governor vetoes bicycle bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday vetoed legislation that would have required drivers to make sure they stayed at least three feet away when passing a bicyclist or slowed to no more than 15 mph when passing if less than three feet away. While noting he "wholeheartedly" supports bicycle safety, Brown [...]

By | October 8th, 2011|26 Comments

Passing cyclists? 3 feet or 15 mph

A bill winding its way through the Legislature would require drivers to make sure they stay at least three feet away when passing a bicyclist or slow to no more than 15 mph when passing a cyclist if less than three feet away. The measure, Senate Bill 910, passed the [...]

By | July 1st, 2011|46 Comments