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New law takes effect 1 Oct 2013
09-13-2013, 01:44 PM
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New law takes effect 1 Oct 2013
Just found out about this as it circulates the base today. In a nutshell, the new law will allow cyclists of all types to proceed through a red light if their "bike" doesn't trigger the light to change from red to green, provided they wait for 2 full cycles of the light. I've pasted the important part below, but also provided the link so you guys/gals can read it for yourself. Just open the PDF to get the full skinny.

After complying with the requirement to stop, a person

driving a motorcycle, moped or trimobile or riding a bicycle or an

electric bicycle may proceed straight through or turn right or left


(1) The person waits for two complete cycles of the lights or

lighted arrows of the applicable official traffic-control device and

the signal does not change because of a malfunction or because

the signal failed to detect the presence of the motorcycle, moped,

trimobile, bicycle or electric bicycle;

(2) No other device at the place prohibits either or both

such turns, if applicable; and

(3) The person yields the right-of-way to pedestrians and

other traffic proceeding as directed by the signal at the

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09-13-2013, 06:58 PM
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Yeah right wait for 2 cycles by that time someone will be behind you to set the light off

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