bicycle commuting

KNAU and Arizona News
8:29 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Advocacy Groups are Working to Protect Arizona Cyclists

Credit flagstaff-lawyer.com

Bicycling advocacy groups in Arizona are working to pass several bills related to bike safety. Arizona Public Radio’s Parker Olson reports.

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State Capitol News
4:25 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

New Legislation Could Allow Bicyclists to Treat Stop Signs as Yield Signs

A House panel voted this morning to let bicyclists pretty much ignore stop signs. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

The legislation would let bicyclists treat stop signs as yield signs -- meaning they would need to stop only if there were cross traffic. Otherwise they could keep rolling. State Rep. Eric Meyer, a cycling enthusiast himself, told colleagues that having to come to a full stop is actually dangerous. That's because most serious cyclists actually clip their feet onto the pedals.

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