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Tag: Bicycle Laws

“Dooring” and the “Dutch Reach”

“Dooring” is a growing issue for cyclists and motorists. It occurs when a motorist in a parked vehicle opens their driver’s side door without first checking to see if anyone (such as a cyclist) is passing on

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Cyclist Duties Under Ohio Law

Since bicycles are considered vehicles, bicycles are lawfully allowed on almost all roads, and bicyclists cannot be confined to riding on the sidewalk. Many local ordinances prohibit riding on the sidewalk and many sidewalks contain hazards not found on the road.

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Cyclist Duties Under Ohio Law

Since bicycles are considered vehicles, bicycles are lawfully allowed on almost all roads, and bicyclists cannot be confined to riding on the sidewalk. Many local ordinances prohibit riding on the sidewalk and many sidewalks contain hazards not found on the road.

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