What are the newest bike laws protecting Ohio cyclists?

 

Progress is being made regarding laws that protect us as cyclists.
3-FOOT PASSING LAW: Ohio’s three-foot minimum safe distance passing requirement, ORC § 4511.27 http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4511.27 (A) (1) became effective March 21, 2017.

DEAD RED EXCEPTION: The “dead red” exception permits a cyclist to stop, then safely enter an intersection on “dead red” – occurring when a red light malfunctions or fails to trip to green because of failing to detect a bicycle’s presence, ORC §4511.132 (A) (1) (2) (3) became effective March 21, 2017. http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4511.132

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