Tag: 3 feet
A 7-year battle to make Ohio’s roads safer for bicyclists ended earlier this month when the legislature enacted a 3-foot passing bill.
Gov. John Kasich signed the bill into law on Dec. 19. It goes into effect before the end of March 2017.
The law makes Ohio the 30th state (and the District of Columbia) to require that …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2016/12/27/ohio-enacts-3-foot-passing-law/
Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia require that motorists give bicyclists at least 3 feet of space when they pass.
It’s the law.
But one of the big hurdles bike advocates face in pushing for passage of such legislation is enforcement. In state after state, police and legislators say that the 3-foot law is …
Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2015/07/05/how-to-enforce-3-foot-passing-safety-laws-to-protect-bicyclists/